The volume V of gas varies inversely as the pressure P on it. If the volume is 240 cm^3 under pressure of 30 kg/cm^2, what pressure has to be applied to have a volume of 160 cm^3 ?

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  1. V = k/P
    So, PV is constant. You want P such that

    P*160 = 30*240

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