Problem: It turns out that the van der Waals constant b equals four times the total volume actually occupied by the molecules of a mole of gas. Using this figure, calculate the fraction of the volume in a container actually occupied by Ar atoms:Assume b= 0.0322 L/mol.at STP

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Volume fraction=actual volumemolar volume at STP×100

Actual volume Ar = b/4


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It turns out that the van der Waals constant b equals four times the total volume actually occupied by the molecules of a mole of gas. Using this figure, calculate the fraction of the volume in a container actually occupied by Ar atoms:
Assume b= 0.0322 L/mol.

at STP

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