A gas sample occupies 3.50 liters of volume at 20.°C. What volume will this gas occupy at 100.°C (reported to three significant figures)?

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- Nov 30th 2012, 07:00 PMLouisana1chemistry help
A gas sample occupies 3.50 liters of volume at 20.°C. What volume will this gas occupy at 100.°C (reported to three significant figures)?

- Nov 30th 2012, 08:01 PMtopsquarkRe: chemistry help
Sounds like an ideal gas problem. Have you tried?

$\displaystyle \frac{P_1 V_1}{T_1} =\frac{P_2 V_2}{T_2}$

(Note that we are assuming that the pressure of the gas is the same for both states. This is, of course, impossible to design, but that's Thermodynamics for you!)

-Dan