What is a real-life example of the ideal gas law?
PV = nRT
(Pressure x volume = number of moles x the gas constant x temperature in Kelvin)
The Attempt at a Solution
Mechanics of an airbag. As airbag expands, they fill with the right kinds of gases and inflates properly and are filled with nitrogen gas. The nitrogen gas is produced by a reaction with sodium azide, this reaction causes nitrogen gas and sodium metal. While nitrogen is filling the airbag, sodium metal is reacting with potassium nitrate, and this reaction neutralizes the sodium. This helps because it makes enough gas so the airbag doesn't overfill, but does inflate (enough). As we know, the airbag protects the passenger's head in the event of a car crash.