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Charles' Law: Gas Volume and Temperature Relationship

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At constant pressure, what happens to the volume of a gas when the absolute temperature doubles?

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

2. 1000 mL of a gas is cooled from 500 K to 250 K. What is its final volume?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of Charles' Law. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding what happens to the volume of a gas when the absolute temperature doubles as well as knowing the elements that must remain constant for Charles' Law.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • What happens to the volume of a gas when the absolute temperature doubles
  • Elements needing to remain constant for Charles' Law
  • Finding the final volume of a gas when cooled or heated
  • Celsius-Kelvin conversions

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as absolute zero and kinetic molecular theory
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Charles' Law lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how temperature affects gas volume and interpret it correctly
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve volume practice problems

Additional Learning

To learn more about effects of temperature on a volume of gas, review the corresponding lesson on Charles' Law. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe the idea behind absolute zero
  • Identify what happens to the volume of a gas when the absolute temperature doubles
  • Know the elements needing to remain constant for Charles' Law
  • Learn how to find the final volume of a gas when cooled
  • Appreciate the essential characteristics of the kinetic molecular theory
  • Understand the idea imparted to Lord Kelvin from Charles' Law
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