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Increase pressure in closed container

by cronusmin
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Feb13-08, 09:38 AM
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i have 1 question from Hootenanny, from the msg u said,'an additional hint, think about how you would increase the pressure.'can i know wat is this mean?
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[...] then i use a machine to pump in the air. [...]
Feb13-08, 09:42 AM
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haha....i thought that your hints maybe something like slowly pump in or faster pump in. thx
Feb13-08, 03:01 PM
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You posted a link to Boyle's law. Did you read it?

(Boyle's law applies to an ideal gas kept at constant temperature.)
Heh. I thought I'd deleted this post. I realized my argument wasn't rigorous.

In diving, we learned Boyle's Law and Charles' Law together - basically showing that volume, temperature and pressure are directly interrelated. Keep any one of them constant, change a second, and the third will vary proportionally (though it may be direct or inverse, depending).

It wasn't until I looked very closely that I realized Boyle's Law is only one piece of the picture. As I said, I thought I'd deleted this post, since it would have just confused things.

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