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In reality, no gas is ideal. An ideal gas is a theoretical gas which we give certain properties which allows us to simplify calculations. We can use these calculations as well as correction factors to make calculations about real gases. The ideal gas law is used to make calculations about ideal gasses. The Van der Waals equation uses correction factors to account for the "un-idealness" of gasses.
As others have mentioned, an ideal gas is theoretical. Most gases do behave closer to ideal with high temperature and low pressure, however. For most problems, unless stated otherwise, ideal gases should be the ones involved such that we can simplify calculations and use i.e. PV=nRT (ideal gas law).
Although gases are never perfectly "ideal". We assume most of the time that gases are ideal because at higher temperature and lower pressure there are not a significant intermolecular forces between the gas molecules. This assumption allows for calculations of other properties of the gases.
To add on, generally the rule is that a gas behaves more like an ideal gas at higher temperature and lower pressure. This is because under these conditions, the gas molecules will have little to no intermolecular forces with each other.
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