Problem: Determine the solubility of oxygen in water at 25oC exposed to air at 1.0 atm. Assume a partial pressure for oxygen of 0.21 atm . (kH,O2 = 1.310-3M/atm.)

🤓 Based on our data, we think this question is relevant for Professor Nathanson's class at UW-MADISON.

FREE Expert Solution

Recall that the solubility of a gas is given by Henry’s law:



where Sgas = solubility of the gas (in mol/L or M), kH = Henry’s law constant for the gas, Pgas = partial pressure of the gas.


View Complete Written Solution
Problem Details

Determine the solubility of oxygen in water at 25oC exposed to air at 1.0 atm. Assume a partial pressure for oxygen of 0.21 atm . (kH,O2 = 1.310-3M/atm.)

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 Henry's Law concept. You can view video lessons to learn Henry's Law. Or if you need more Henry's Law practice, you can also practice Henry's Law practice problems.

What professor is this problem relevant for?

Based on our data, we think this problem is relevant for Professor Nathanson's class at UW-MADISON.