Problem: How is the partial pressure exerted by N2 gas affected when some O2 is introduced into a container if the temperature and volume remain constant? How is the total pressure affected?

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Recall that the partial pressure of a gas (PGas) in a mixture is given by:


Pgas=χgasPtotal


where χGas = mole fraction of the gas and Ptotal = total pressure of the gas mixture


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How is the partial pressure exerted by N2 gas affected when some O2 is introduced into a container if the temperature and volume remain constant? How is the total pressure affected?


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