Problem: Which is the correct ranking of the density of these gases at 1.0 atm and 298 K?(a) CO < N2O < Cl2 < HF(b) Cl2 < N2O < CO < HF(c) all of these have the same density(d) HF < CO < N2O < Cl2(e) HF < CO < Cl 2 < N2O

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We’re being asked to determine the ranking of gases according to density. 

We will use the ideal gas equation :

PV=nRT

PVV=nRTVP=nRTV

n=mass mmolar mass (M)


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Which is the correct ranking of the density of these gases at 1.0 atm and 298 K?

(a) CO < N2O < Cl2 < HF

(b) Cl2 < N2O < CO < HF

(c) all of these have the same density

(d) HF < CO < N2O < Cl2

(e) HF < CO < Cl 2 < N2O