Boyle's Law: Gas Pressure and Volume Relationship


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At constant temperature, what happens to the pressure when the volume is doubled?

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1. To use Boyle's Law, which of the following needs to remain constant?

2. A sample of hydrogen has a volume of 25 L under a pressure of 5 atm. What will the pressure of this gas be if the volume were decreased to 5 L?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Boyle's Law is an important concept in basic physics, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help test your understanding of the formula surrounding this law. Some terms you'll be assessed on include constants, pressure and volume, and moles.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Explanation of Boyle's Law
  • Formula to apply for Boyle's Law
  • The interplay between pressure and volume of a gas

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of how water under increased pressure can decrease the volume of gas in a given container
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve the mathematical practice problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the formula incorporated in Boyle's Law to determine the increase or decrease of either pressure or volume
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main words, such as moles and pressure

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson on Boyle's Law. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define Boyle's Law and how it applies in a real world situation
  • Understand how Boyle's Law is an important factor in activities performed underwater
  • Apply the given formula as an equation to determine unknown values of either pressure or volume
  • Examine how Kinetic Molecular Theory is tied into Boyle's Law