Problem: Consider the apparatus shown in the drawing.What is the total pressure in the container after the gases mix?

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Recall that the ideal gas law is:


PV=nRT


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Consider the apparatus shown in the drawingTwo gas flasks are connected by a tube with a stopcock in the middle. N2 is in the flask on the left (2.0 liters, 1.0 atmospheres, 25 degrees C) and O2 is in the flask on the right (3.0 liters, 2.0 atmospheres, 25 degrees C)..

What is the total pressure in the container after the gases mix?

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