We are asked to calculate the pressure in the container:
We are going to use the ideal gas law for this problem:
P = pressure, atm
V = volume, L
n = moles, mol
R = gas constant = 0.08206 (L·atm)/(mol·K)
T = temperature, K
We go through the following steps to solve this problem:
In a 1 L container, 0.750 L of argon at 1.50 atm and 177°C is added with 0.235 L of sulfur dioxide at 95.0 kPa and 63.0°C. If the temperature is then at 25°C, what is the pressure?
A. 0.167 atm
B. 0.946 atm
C. 0.681 atm
D. 0.524 atm
E. 0.199 atm
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