# Gay-Lussac Handout (answers)2011 - directly proportional to...

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Gay-Lussac’s Gas Law Biography -Gay-Lussac was both a Physics and Chemistry professor -He discovered the law in 1802 -Gay-Lussac is known for developing and proving two gas laws The Law **REMEMBER, Temperature must be measured in KELVINS (k), and pressure in ATMOSPHERES (atm)** -If a gas’s temperature increases, its pressure increases -Gay-Lussac’s law applies only if the volume and mass remain constant -According to Gay-Lussac, a gas’s temperature and pressure are

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Unformatted text preview: directly proportional to each other, in an area of fixed volume- 35˚ in kelvins is 308 k Sample Question A CO2 cylinder has a pressure of 204 atm at room temperature (20˚). If it was left in a hot car whose temperature was 40˚, what would the cylinder’s pressure increase to? Other Problems 1. P 1 = 100 atm P 2 = 120 atm T 1 = ? T 2 = 305 k 2. P 1 = ? P 2 = 306 atm T 1 = 293 T 2 = 320 By: Xander, A.J., Matt M., Alex By: Xander, A.J., Matt M., Alex...
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## This note was uploaded on 01/10/2011 for the course EE 1244 taught by Professor Drera during the Fall '10 term at Conestoga.

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Gay-Lussac Handout (answers)2011 - directly proportional to...

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