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kinetic energy
energy due to motion
kinetic-molecular theory
describes the behavior of gases in terms of particles in motion
gas pressure
force applied per unit area due to the collision of gas particles
a container in which all matter is removed
atmospheric pressure
the pressure exerted by the weight of the atmosphere; 101,325 pascals
an instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure
a unit used to measure air pressure; equal to 760 torr
Boyle's Law
states that the volume of a fixed amount of gas held at a constant temperature varies inversely with its pressure
Charle's Law
states that the volume of a given mass of gas is directly proportional to its Kelvin temperature at constant pressure