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# Boyle's law

Created by Ryan Scott Patton.

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• Why would Robert Boyles Wife be excited about the J tube?
• I think he's being sarcastic, and he actually means that she probably didn't like it.
• actually robert boyle didn't do the Experiment himself, he just took it from Henry Power. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Power
• I still don't understand very well. So, do you have to find the inverse of your values in order to do the equation? And whats with the equation? So is it P1V1=P2V2, or V=m 1/p, or V=k(1/p), or P1V1=PfVf? PLEASE SOMEBODY EXPLAIN! :'(
• Hello Nicole. I think the equation is P1V1 = P2V2. You can derive this from the Combined Gas Equation (P1V1/T1 = P2V2/T2). Since Boyle's law says it is at constant temperature, the temperatures cancel each other so you are left with P1V1 = P2V2 which is Boyle's Law.
• at when he draw the second graph he took volume on the y axis but in the first graph he took pressure on the y axis .. why he did so?
• umm...also,can someone please explain what happened in the video?-im so sorry . i don't mean to be disrespectful or anything,but I'm kinda confused.
• Also, what is the difference between a Real Gas and an Ideal gas?
• What does Boyle's Law apparently state?