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    May 18, 2009, 02:41 PM
    What is the new value of the temperature?
    A balloon having an initial temperature of 16.4C is heated so that the volume doubles while the pressure is kept fixed. What is the new value of the temperature?
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    May 18, 2009, 02:58 PM

    The general P,V,T equation (Boyles' + Charles' laws) can be written:

    In this case P1=P2 so this simplifies to

    Plug in the temperature (must be in Kelvins or Rankines -- the absolute temperature scale). You know that V2 = 2*V1 so replace V2 with that and solve for T2

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