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A 24L sample of a gas at fixed mass and constant temperature exerts a pressure of 3.0 atm. What pressure will the gas exert if the volume is changed to 16L?

P1V1 = P2V2

4.5atm

Use Boyle's Law (P1V1=P2V2)
3.0atm*24L=P2*16
)3.0atm*24)/16=P2
After calculating, the pressure ends up being 4.5atm (:
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