A scientific theory. Whereas it would be called a conclusion if it were just based on 1 experiment or a few observations, once a certain idea has been shown is several experiments (often over time and in different countries) it can become a scientific theory.
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- An ideal gas (which is is a hypothetical gas that conforms to the laws governing gas behavior) confined to a container with a massless piston at the top. (Eigure 2) A massless wire is attached to the piston. When an external pressure of 2.00 atm is applied to the wire, the gas compresses from 4.40 to 2.20 L. When the external pressure is increased to 2.50 atm, the gas further compresses from 2.20 to 1.76 L. In a separate experiment with the same initial conditions, a pressure of 2.50 atm was applied to the ideal gas, decreasing its volume from 4.40 to 1.76 L in one step. If the final temperature was the same for both processes, what is the difference between q for the two-step process and g for the one-step process in joules? Express your answer with the appropriate units. View Available Hint(s) HA Value Submit Units Previous Answers ?