Problem: Chlorine is widely used to purify municipal water supplies and to treat swimming pool water. Suppose that the volume of a particular sample of Cl2 gas is 8.70 L at 895 torr and 24 oC.At what temperature will the volume be 15.10 L if the pressure is 875 torr?

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The combined gas law:

P1V1T1=P2V2T2


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Chlorine is widely used to purify municipal water supplies and to treat swimming pool water. Suppose that the volume of a particular sample of Cl2 gas is 8.70 L at 895 torr and 24 oC.

At what temperature will the volume be 15.10 L if the pressure is 875 torr?

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