# The pressure of a gas is 1.34 atm at a temperature of 298 K. What will the pressure be if the temperature is increased to 512 K?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 21, 2016

2.30 atm

#### Explanation:

As Temperature is increased, Pressure is increased. Pressure is directly proportional to Temperature.

1.34 atm / 298 K = X atm / 512 K

rearranging we get,

1.34 atm x 512 K = 298 K . X atm

686.08 K atm = 298 K . X atm

X atm = 686.08 K atm / 298 K

X atm = 2.30 atm