Problem: Calculate the density of xenon gas at a pressure of 742 mmHg and a temperature of 45°C. Express the density to three significant figures and include the appropriate units.

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 We are asked to find the density of xenon gas at a pressure of 742 mmHg and a temperature of 45°C.


We will use the ideal gas equation to find the density of the oxygen gas.

PV=nRT


PVV=nRTV

P=nRTV

n=mass mmolar mass (M)

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Calculate the density of xenon gas at a pressure of 742 mmHg and a temperature of 45°C. Express the density to three significant figures and include the appropriate units.

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