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# If i'm given a table with values where P=x and V=y, what formula would solve for slope using boyle's law?

What is the constant in the Boyle's Law equation? is basically the question.

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- Anonymous9 years agoFavorite Answer
Boyle's law states that PV=constant = k (which is same as nRT)

rearranging the terms...

V = k/P

which may be rewritten as...

V = k/P + 0

which is similar to...

y = mx + b

where..

y = V

m = k

x = 1/P

b = 0

so a plot of V on the y axis and 1/P on the axis will yield a line with slope = k and intercept = 0

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