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Name: The Ideal Gas Law
ID: m12598
Language: English (en)
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: absolute zero, Amonton's Law, Avogadro's Hypothesis, Boyle's Law, Charles' Law, Dalton's Law of Partial Pressures, mole fraction, partial pressure
Document Type: -//CNX//DTD CNXML 0.5 plus MathML//EN
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 2.0

Authors: John S. Hutchinson (
Copyright Holders: John S. Hutchinson (
Maintainers: John S. Hutchinson (, Jeffrey Silverman (

Latest version: 1.2 (history)
First publication date: Jan 4, 2005 2:13 pm -0600
Last revision to module: Jan 16, 2005 6:25 pm -0600


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Version History

Version: 1.2 Jan 16, 2005 6:25 pm -0600 by Jeffrey Silverman
Added a 'closed-parenthesis' and removed a misplaced non-printing character.

Version: 1.1 Jan 14, 2005 1:46 am -0600 by Jeffrey Silverman
First version.

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