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# What would cause volume of gas to double?

## What would cause volume of gas to double?

If the pressure on the piston is again doubled, the volume of gas decreases to one-fourth its original volume. FIGURE 9.8 Boyle’s Law: At constant temperature, the volume of a gas sample is inversely proportional to the pressure. If the pressure on the piston is doubled, the volume of the gas decreases by one-half.

## What two things can make the pressure of a gas rise?

An increase in the number of gas molecules in the same volume container increases pressure. A decrease in container volume increases gas pressure. An increase in temperature of a gas in a rigid container increases the pressure.

What are three ways to increase the pressure of a gas?

There are three ways to increase the pressure:

1. Add more gas. More molecules mean more collisions.
2. Decrease the volume. Less space means less room for the atoms to move in and this will lead to more collisions and more pressure.
3. Increase the temperature.

What are the two gas laws?

Boyle’s Law tells us that the volume of gas increases as the pressure decreases. Charles’ Law tells us that the volume of gas increases as the temperature increases. And Avogadro’s Law tell us that the volume of gas increases as the amount of gas increases.

### How do you double the volume of a gas?

Another way of thinking about this law is that the values of pressure and volume are inversely proportional; if one goes up, the other must decrease by the same factor. If you trap gas in a cylinder, and then reduce the internal volume of the cylinder to half its original value, the pressure will double.

### What causes the density of a gas to increase?

Density is directly proportional to pressure and indirectly proportional to temperature. As pressure increases, with temperature constant, density increases. Conversely when temperature increases, with pressure constant, density decreases.

What are 3 factors that affect gas pressure?

Temperature, pressure, volume and the amount of a gas influence its pressure.

How does temperature affect gas pressure?

The temperature of a gas is a measure of the average kinetic energy of its particles – the higher the temperature, the higher the average kinetic energy. As the temperature increases, the pressure increases showing that pressure is directly proportional to temperature.

#### How can I increase gas pressure?

Summary

1. An increase in the number of gas molecules in the same volume container increases pressure.
2. A decrease in container volume increases gas pressure.
3. An increase in temperature of a gas in a rigid container increases the pressure.

#### What are the 5 gas laws?

Gas Laws: Boyle’s Law, Charle’s Law, Gay-Lussac’s Law, Avogadro’s Law.

What are the 6 gas laws?

Cards In This Set

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Boyle’s Law P1V1=P2V2 (inverse) pressure and volume temperature is constant
Charle’s Law T1/V1=T2/v2 (direct) temperature and volume pressure is constant
Gay-Lussac’s Law T1/P1=T2/P2 (direct) temperature and pressure volume is constant
Combined Gas Law (P1V1)/T1=(P2V2)/T2 no constant

Does doubling the temperature of a gas double the volume?

Doubling the absolute temperature of a gas also doubles its volume, if the pressure is constant, and vice versa.

## How is the gas tank of a car made?

The gas tank of the vehicle holds the fuel, which makes the car run. The fuel is propelled by the fuel pump. The gas tank can be made out of plastic high-density polyethylene, which can be made into complex shapes, save space, and can improve crash safety. The gas tank can also be made out of steel or aluminum, which is welded from stamped sheets.

## What happens when you add more molecules to a gas?

Adding more molecules of a gas increases the number of collisions between the molecules and the walls of the container. This raises pressure. Increase the temperature of the gas. This is represented by “T” in the equation.

Is there a problem with my gas tank?

If you have a specialty vehicle or high-performance car, you may need high octane fuel in your gas tank. One potential problem with the gas tank is while filling up, the pump shuts off every 10 seconds or so. If your gas tank is not full, and this is happening, there might be a problem with the on-board vapor recovery system.

How is O 2 gas collected in a pneumatic trough?

To determine the quantity of gas we have collected alone, we must subtract the vapor pressure of water from the total vapor pressure of the mixture. O 2 gas is collected in a pneumatic trough with a volume of 0.155 L until the height of the water inside the trough is equal to the height of the water outside the trough.

The gas tank of the vehicle holds the fuel, which makes the car run. The fuel is propelled by the fuel pump. The gas tank can be made out of plastic high-density polyethylene, which can be made into complex shapes, save space, and can improve crash safety. The gas tank can also be made out of steel or aluminum, which is welded from stamped sheets.

If you have a specialty vehicle or high-performance car, you may need high octane fuel in your gas tank. One potential problem with the gas tank is while filling up, the pump shuts off every 10 seconds or so. If your gas tank is not full, and this is happening, there might be a problem with the on-board vapor recovery system.

Adding more molecules of a gas increases the number of collisions between the molecules and the walls of the container. This raises pressure. Increase the temperature of the gas. This is represented by “T” in the equation.

To determine the quantity of gas we have collected alone, we must subtract the vapor pressure of water from the total vapor pressure of the mixture. O 2 gas is collected in a pneumatic trough with a volume of 0.155 L until the height of the water inside the trough is equal to the height of the water outside the trough. Ruth Doyle