🤓 Based on our data, we think this question is relevant for Professor Windman's class at MC MARICOPA.

Step 1

$\mathbf{volume}\mathbf{}\mathbf{=}\mathbf{}\mathbf{14}\mathbf{}\mathbf{ft}\mathbf{\times}\mathbf{22}\mathbf{}\mathbf{ft}\mathbf{}\mathbf{\times}\mathbf{}\mathbf{11}\mathbf{}\mathbf{ft}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\mathbf{volume}\mathbf{}\mathbf{=}\mathbf{}\mathbf{3388}\overline{)\mathbf{}{\mathbf{ft}}^{\mathbf{3}}}\mathbf{}\mathbf{\times}{\left(\frac{1\overline{)m}}{3.281\overline{)\mathrm{ft}}}\right)}^{\overline{)\mathbf{3}}}\mathbf{}\mathbf{\times}\mathbf{}\frac{{\mathbf{10}}^{\mathbf{3}}\mathbf{}\mathbf{L}}{\mathbf{1}\mathbf{}\overline{){\mathbf{m}}^{\mathbf{3}}}}$

**volume = 95923 L**

Step 2

T = 24°C + 273.15 = 297.15 K

$\overline{){\mathbf{PV}}{\mathbf{\hspace{0.17em}}}{\mathbf{=}}{\mathbf{}}{\mathbf{nRT}}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\mathbf{n}\mathbf{}\mathbf{=}\frac{\mathbf{PV}}{\mathbf{RT}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\mathbf{n}\mathbf{}\mathbf{=}\mathbf{}\frac{(1\overline{)\mathrm{atm}})(95923\overline{)L})}{(0.0821{\displaystyle \frac{\overline{)\mathrm{atm}}\xb7\overline{)L}}{\mathrm{mol}\xb7\overline{)K}}})(297.15\overline{)K})}$

Nickel carbonyl, Ni(CO)_{4} is one of the most toxic substances known. The present maximum allowable concentration in laboratory air during an 8-hr workday is 1 ppb (parts per billion) by volume, which means that there is one mole of Ni(CO)_{4} for every 10^{9} moles of gas. Assume 24 ^{o}C and 1.00 atm pressure. What mass of Ni(CO)_{4} is allowable in a laboratory that is 14ft x 22ft x 11ft?

Frequently Asked Questions

What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?

Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the The Ideal Gas Law concept. You can view video lessons to learn The Ideal Gas Law. Or if you need more The Ideal Gas Law practice, you can also practice The Ideal Gas Law practice problems.

What professor is this problem relevant for?

Based on our data, we think this problem is relevant for Professor Windman's class at MC MARICOPA.