Posted by **Deborah** on Saturday, October 29, 2011 at 5:31pm.

A compartment measures 3.5 meters by 5.5 meters and is 3 meters high. A fire raises the temperature from 68 degrees F to 1500 degrees F. If the starting pressure was 1 atmosphere, what volume is present at the elevated temperature assuming the compartment has openings to reduce pressure?

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**Damon**, Saturday, October 29, 2011 at 5:45pm
The volume of the compartment did not change.

If it is the volume of gas you want including that outside, well one would have to assume a temperature for the gas that escaped to outside.

In other words I do not understand the question.

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**Deborah**, Saturday, October 29, 2011 at 11:43pm
I believe the question has to do with pressure and measurement.

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