CHAPTER 6-A The Ideal Gas Law. Gas Pressure. Gas Pressure. Units of pressure: atmosphere (atm) mm Hg (760 mm Hg = 1 atm) Pressure is force exerted per unit area Pa (kg/ms 2 , 101,325 Pa = 1 atm). Pressure–Volume Law (Boyle’s Law): . Boyle’s Law. Boyle’s Law.
The Ideal Gas Law
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Pressure–Volume Law (Boyle’s Law):
P V = n R T
Where R is the combined proportionality constant.
The gas constant, R = 0.08206 L·atm·K–1·mol–1
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