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Derive the ideal gas law

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Homework Statement


i need to derive the ideal gas law


Homework Equations


this is the equation to end with.

PV=NkT


The Attempt at a Solution



I am not entirely sure where to start with this derivation. I believe newton laws.

where your gonna have Fx= Px/t

anyone guidance on where to get started on this equation.
 

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rock.freak667
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I think you need to start with the gas laws stating that

[tex]\frac{P}{T}=Constant[/tex]

[tex]\frac{V}{T}=constant[/tex]

PV=constant.


Since the ideal gas law is a combination of those three laws.
 
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would this be the constant called k...in the final equation.??

so P = Tk and V = Tk
 
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rock.freak667
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Also you need to use Avogadro's law as well


try to prove that PV/T=C

Where C=V/n
 
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