# Compressibility factor

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The **compressibility factor**, , is given by

where *p* is the pressure, *V* is the volume, is the Boltzmann constant, *T* is the temperature and *N* is the number of molecules.

## Compressibility factor of an Ideal Gas[edit]

From the ideal gas law we see that

(see also: Zeno line)