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Combined Gas Law

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Combined Gas Law

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After completing this tutorial, you will be able to complete the following:

  • Define the combined gas equation.

Everything You'll Have Covered

What does Boyle's law state about ideal gases?

~ Boyle's law states that, in a closed system, the product of the pressure and volume of a known amount of an ideal gas is constant.

What does Charles's law state about ideal gases?

~ Charles's law states that, in a closed system at a constant pressure, the volume-to-temperature ratio of a known amount of an ideal gas is constant.

What does the Combined Gas Law state about ideal gases?

~ The Combined Gas Law states that for a known amount of an ideal gas, the product of the pressure and volume divided by the temperature is constant.

What are some concepts that the Combined Gas Law helps us understand?

~ The Combined Gas Law helps us understand a number of scientific concepts, including the mechanics of breathing, how combustion engines work, and the volume change of a balloon at various temperatures.

Tutorial Details

Approximate Time 2 Minutes
Pre-requisite Concepts Students should be able to define Boyle’s law, Charles’s law, and chemistry.
Course Chemistry
Type of Tutorial Animation
Key Vocabulary Boyle’s law, Charles’s law, chemistry