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A piston in a car engine has a volume of 500 ml at a pressure of 800 mmHg.if the piston compresses decreasing? [closed]

A piston in a car engine has a volume of 500 ml at a pressure of 800 mmHg.if the piston compresses decreasing? [closed]

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Sunil Kumar FP
askIITians Faculty 183 Points
8 years ago
initial pressure=800mm of Hg,initial volume=500ml
final volume=
500 mL - (89% of 500 mL) = 55 mL
applying boyles law
P1V1=P2V2
(800 mmHg) x (500 mL) / (55 mL) = 7273 mmHg
As th piston compresses thus the final pressure is more than the innitial pressure

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