Gay-Lussac's Law: Gas Pressure and Temperature Relationship


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

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

2. If a gas with a pressure of 6 atmospheres is cooled from 500 K to 250 K, then what is its final pressure?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet combination will check your understanding of Gay-Lussac's Law and how it relates to pressure and temperature.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • What happens to the pressure of a gas when the absolute temperature is doubled
  • Constant features of Gay-Lussac's Law
  • What happens when a gas with a pressure of six atmospheres is cooled

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Gay-Lussac's Law
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the relationship between pressure and gas
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about absolute temperature in a different light

Additional Learning

To learn more about this concept, study the lesson titled Gay-Lussac's Law: Gas Pressure and Temperature Relationship. The lesson looks at the following subjects:

  • Temperature and pressure relationship
  • Kinetic Molecular Theory
  • Ideal gas particles
  • Kelvins