Problem: Consider the apparatus shown in the drawing.What is the partial pressure of O2 in the mixture?

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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 partial pressure of O2 in the mixture?

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