Problem: The specific rate constant for the first-order decomposition of N2O5 (g) to NO2(g) and O2(g) is 7.48 x 10-3 s-1 at a given temperature. Find the length of time required for the total pressure in a system containing N2O5 at an initial pressure of 0.110 atm to rise to 0.155 atm.

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The specific rate constant for the first-order decomposition of N2O5 (g) to NO2(g) and O2(g) is 7.48 x 10-3 s-1 at a given temperature. Find the length of time required for the total pressure in a system containing N2O5 at an initial pressure of 0.110 atm to rise to 0.155 atm.