Saturday

August 2, 2014

August 2, 2014

Posted by **AJ** on Thursday, October 30, 2008 at 2:35am.

Temperature (K) / Volume (mL):

318 4.5

308 4.3

303 4.1

294 4.0

284 3.9

275 3.7

271 3.2

I graphed the points (with the temperature on the y-axis because the lab indicated a vertical temperature axis) and got the equation 38.979x + 139.04. The question that I have is do I set this equation equal to zero to solve for the absolute volume or when the volume is equal to zero and then put that into the original equation to solve for the absolute zero, which should be around 0 or close to it.

- Chemistry -
**bobpursley**, Thursday, October 30, 2008 at 8:39amabsolute temp is when volume is zero. It is confusing here, because as you know, on the Kelvin scale, you should get as abs zero, zero also. Your teacher should have given temps in C, or F, so you wouldn't have gotten confused. Abs Zero Temp is when volume of a gas goes to zero. I would have made temp the horizontal axis, and volume the vertical, and volume as a function of temp. V=k*temp

**Related Questions**

Chemistry - How do you do the inverse of absolute temperature? My kelvin ...

chemistry - can you check my answers(has star next to it) 1. Absolute zero is ...

chemistry - 10.0 grams of carbon dioxide and 20.0 grams of oxygen are mixed in a...

chemistry PLEASE HELPPPP - 10.0 grams of carbon dioxide and 20.0 grams of oxygen...

science, absolute zero - what is absolute zero? if 0 kelvin is the lowest ...

chemistry- Energy in Matter - Question 1: Kinetic Theory (7 points) a. Briefly ...

trig - An airplane has an airspeed of 450 km/hr bearing N45E. The wind velocity ...

Chem - Variation of the rate constant with temperature for the first-order ...

Physics. Urgent help!! - The relative humidity is 55% on a day when the ...

Chemistry - 1. A gas initially at 10 C must be changed to _____ C to triple the ...