Problem: Many gases are shipped in high-pressure containers. Consider a steel tank whose volume is 55.0 gallons and which contains O2 gas at a pressure of 16,500 kPa at 24 oC.At what temperature would the pressure in the tank equal 155.0 atm?

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Use Charles' Law gas equation to find the temperature:

P1T1=P2T2T2=(24+273.15 K)(155 atm)16,500 kPa (1 Pa1x10-3 kPa)(1 atm101325 Pa)

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Many gases are shipped in high-pressure containers. Consider a steel tank whose volume is 55.0 gallons and which contains O2 gas at a pressure of 16,500 kPa at 24 oC.

At what temperature would the pressure in the tank equal 155.0 atm?

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