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Ideal Gas Volume Question

  1. Jun 15, 2005 #1
    An Ideal Gas occupies a Volume of 6.00 L at STP. What is its Gauge pressure (in kPa) if the Volume is doubled and the Temperature is increased to 50.0 Degrees Celcius. I dont know where to begine as the question doesnt have a starting Temp, just that it was increased to 50 Degrees Celcius. Any help is greatly appreciated!
     
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  3. Jun 15, 2005 #2
    STP stands for standard temperature and pressure. it is 0 degrees C and 1 atm.
     
  4. Jun 15, 2005 #3
    Do you have an equation for me that might help?
     
  5. Jun 16, 2005 #4
    The Ideal Gas Law should cover this.
     
  6. Jun 16, 2005 #5
    I have a really Sorry Book, I will try to find that in there. Thanks!
     
  7. Jun 16, 2005 #6
    The Ideal Gas law says in an Ideal Gas in a closed system the following relation always holds constant,

    [tex] PV = nRT [/tex]

    P = Pressure
    V = Volume
    n = number of moles
    R = The gas constant
    T = Temperature (KELVIN)

    Good reference
     
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