The ideal gas law is a fundamental principle in the field of chemistry that describes the behavior of an ideal gas. It is a combination of the laws of Boyle, Charles, and Avogadro, and is expressed by the equation:

PV = nRT

Where:

- P = pressure of the gas (in atmospheres)
- V = volume of the gas (in liters)
- n = number of moles of the gas
- R = ideal gas constant (0.0821 L·atm/mol·K)
- T = temperature of the gas (in Kelvin)

- Pressure (P): The force exerted by the gas on the walls of its container.
- Volume (V): The amount of space occupied by the gas.
- Number of moles (n): The quantity of the gas in moles.
- Ideal Gas Constant (R): A constant that relates the properties of gases.
- Temperature (T): The temperature of the gas in Kelvin, where 0°C = 273 K.

To understand and apply the ideal gas law, follow these steps:

- Convert temperature to Kelvin if it is given in Celsius by adding 273.
- Plug in the given values for pressure, volume, number of moles, and temperature into the ideal gas law equation.
- Solve for the unknown variable by rearranging the equation as needed.
- Pay attention to the units of the given values and ensure they are consistent in the equation (e.g., pressure in atm, volume in liters, temperature in Kelvin).
- Understand the conditions where the ideal gas law may not be perfectly accurate, such as at high pressures or low temperatures.

By understanding the ideal gas law and how to apply it, you can solve for various properties of gases and gain insights into their behavior under different conditions.

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PHYSICAL SCIENCE (NGSS)

Energy

Students who demonstrate understanding can:

Design, build, and refine a device that works within given constraints to convert one form of energy into another form of energy.