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I Ideal Gas Equation

  1. Dec 26, 2016 #1
    how is pressure not proportional to the number of moles?
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    Who says it's not?
  4. Dec 26, 2016 #3
    Young and Freedman page 591-592 in the ideal gas equation section. The author does not seem to include the relationship between the number of moles and pressure.
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    For those of us who don't have the book handy.... What exactly do they say?
  6. Dec 27, 2016 #5
    But... PV=nRT... So P is proportional to n, if you keep everything else stable...
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