# gas constant

In the ideal gas equation, *pV* = *RT*, the constant *R* equal to 8.314 J.K^{-1}.mol^{-1}. *R* is also known as the **ideal gas constant** or the **universal molar gas constant**.

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*pV* = *RT*, the constant *R* equal to 8.314 J.K^{-1}.mol^{-1}. *R* is also known as the **ideal gas constant** or the **universal molar gas constant**.