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The pressure in a syringe

When the volume is 25.0 mL, the pressure in a syringe will be 855 torr.

what is the pressure for the volume  (50.0 mL)?

Use P1V1T2=P2V2T1

asked Jul 17, 2017 in Physics by Matthew

1 Answer

If we assume that the temperature and number of moles are constant,

(855 torr)(25 ml) = (P2)(50 ml)

P2 = (855 torr)(25 ml)/50 ml

P2 = 427.5 torr = 428 torr
answered Jul 17, 2017 by Nickolas