How much pressure be increased be increased in order to decrease the volume of a gas by 5% at a constant temperature? 

Asked by Kushwahasms | 23rd Sep, 2019, 04:48: AM

Expert Answer:

Pressure is inversely proportional to volume
 
Let Po and Vo be the initial pressure and initial volume.
 
let P and V be the final pressure and final volume .
 
( P / Po ) = ( Vo / V )  = 1/0.95
 
Hence P ≈ 1.053 Po ;  Hence Pressure should be increased by 5.3%

Answered by Thiyagarajan K | 23rd Sep, 2019, 09:43: AM

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