Behavior of Gases

Chapter Objectives
At the end of this unit students will be able to
1.  explain why gases are easier to compress than solids or liquids.
2.  describe 3 factors that affect gas pressure.
3.  describe the relationships among temperature, pressure, and volume of a gas.
4.  use the gas laws to solve problems.
5.  compare and contrast real and ideal gases
Key Terms

Boyle's law
Charles's law
combined gas law
Dalton's law of partial pressures
Gay-Lussac's law
's law of effusion
ideal gas constant
ideal gas law
partial pressure