Science Quiz / Gas Law Vocab

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The tendancy of molecules to move toward areas of lower concentration until the concentration is uniform throughout
The constant in the ideal gas law with the symbol R and the calue 8.31
The contribution each gas in a mixture of gases makes to the total pressure
For a given mass of a gas at a constant temperature, the volume of the gas varies inversely with the pressure.
The pressure of a gas is directly proportional to the kelvin temperature if the volume is constant
At constant volume and temp, the total pressure exerted by a mixture of gases is equal to the sum of the partial pressures of the component gases.
The volume of a fixed mass of a gas is directlyproportional to its kelvin temp. if pressure is constant
The law that describes the relationship among the pressure, temp, and volume of an enclosed gas.
The rate of effusion of a gas is inversely proportional to the square root of the molar mass; this is also true for gases
A measure of how much volume of matter decreases under pressure
The process that occurs whn a gas escapes a tiny hole in its container
The relationship PV=nRT, which describes the behavior of an ideal gas
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