Problem: A solution contains 50.5 g of heptane (C7H16) and 50.5 g of octane (C8H18) at 25 oC. The vapor pressures of pure heptane and pure octane at 25 oC are 45.8 torr and 10.9 torr, respectively. Assuming ideal behavior, calculate each of the following. (Note that the mole fraction of an individual gas component in an ideal gas mixture can be expressed in terms of the components partial pressure.)The total pressure above the solution.

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A solution contains 50.5 g of heptane (C7H16) and 50.5 g of octane (C8H18) at 25 oC. The vapor pressures of pure heptane and pure octane at 25 oC are 45.8 torr and 10.9 torr, respectively. Assuming ideal behavior, calculate each of the following. (Note that the mole fraction of an individual gas component in an ideal gas mixture can be expressed in terms of the components partial pressure.)

The total pressure above the solution.

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