Problem: The compound 1-iodododecane is a nonvolatile liquid with a density of 1.20 g/mL. The density of mercury is 13.6 g/mL. What do you predict for the height of a barometer column based on 1-iodododecane, when the atmospheric pressure is 753 torr?

FREE Expert Solution

$\overline{){\mathbf{P}}{\mathbf{=}}{\mathbf{hdg}}}$

where

P = pressure

h = height

d = density

h = height

Problem Details

The compound 1-iodododecane is a nonvolatile liquid with a density of 1.20 g/mL. The density of mercury is 13.6 g/mL. What do you predict for the height of a barometer column based on 1-iodododecane, when the atmospheric pressure is 753 torr?