Answer to Question #16916 in Inorganic Chemistry for Monikah Farrell

Question #16916
A 1.397 L container of O2 at 773.6 mm Hg was connected to another evacuated container which had a volume of 1.030 L and separated by a valve. What was the final pressure in atmospheres if the valve was opened and the gas allowed to expand into the other container?
1
Expert's answer
2012-10-24T09:50:19-0400
The law of the isothermal process (Boyle):
for a given mass of gas at a constant temperature of product of pressure and volume is constant.
p1V1 = p2V2
773.6 mm Hg * 1.397 L = 1.030L * p2
p2 = 773.6 mm Hg * 1.397 L / 1.030L;
p2 = 1049.24 mm Hg
p2 = 1049.24 mm Hg / 760 mm Hg = 1.38 atmospheres

Need a fast expert's response?

Submit order

and get a quick answer at the best price

for any assignment or question with DETAILED EXPLANATIONS!

Comments

No comments. Be first!

Leave a comment

Ask Your question

LATEST TUTORIALS
New on Blog
APPROVED BY CLIENTS