Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsPhysics · 1 decade ago

in the equation PV=NkT, what does k represent?????

4 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
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    k is a proportionality constant that relates pressure volume and temperature. Since N is counting number ("atoms") this means k has dimensions of Temperature/(Pressure*Volume) = Temperature/force*area*volume = Km/N = K/J in MKS. See the answer above.

  • 1 decade ago

    Boltzmann's constant = 1.38 x 10^23 JK^-1

  • 1 decade ago

    Boltzmann's constant

    Source(s): I cheated
  • Mindy
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago

    PV over NT = K

    PV/NT = K

    sowie sowie i tho it was math ><

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