Problem: You have a gas in a container fitted with a piston, and you change one of the conditions of the gas such that a change takes place, as shown below:State three distinct changes you can make to accomplish this, and explain why each would work.

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Recall that the ideal gas law is:


PV=nRT


The volume of a gas is related to the number of moles, pressure, gas constant, and temperatureThe value of R is constant


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You have a gas in a container fitted with a piston, and you change one of the conditions of the gas such that a change takes place, as shown below:

State three distinct changes you can make to accomplish this, and explain why each would work.

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