# Problem: Two liquids, A and B, have vapor pressures at a given temperature of 24 mmHg and 36 mmHg, respectively. We prepare solutions of A and B at a given temperature and measure the total pressures above the solutions. We obtain the following data:SolutionAmt A (mol)Amt B (mol)P (mmHg)11130221283123241333Predict the total pressure above a solution of 1 mol  A and 5 mol B.

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Two liquids, A and B, have vapor pressures at a given temperature of 24 mmHg and 36 mmHg, respectively. We prepare solutions of A and B at a given temperature and measure the total pressures above the solutions. We obtain the following data:

 Solution Amt A (mol) Amt B (mol) P (mmHg) 1 1 1 30 2 2 1 28 3 1 2 32 4 1 3 33

Predict the total pressure above a solution of 1 mol  A and 5 mol B.

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