Problem: Classify each of the following events based on whether the solubility of the indicated gas will increase, decrease, or stay the same. a) O2 in the blood of a person who is in a hyperbaric chamber. b) Air in the blood of a diver breathing compressed air that quickly surfaces. c) The partial pressure of an anesthetic gas is increased. d) The pressure of a gas over a solvent is increased. e) The temperature is increased.

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Gas solubility increases with an increase in pressure.

As the temperature increases, the solubility of a gas decreases.

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Classify each of the following events based on whether the solubility of the indicated gas will increase, decrease, or stay the same. 

a) O2 in the blood of a person who is in a hyperbaric chamber. 

b) Air in the blood of a diver breathing compressed air that quickly surfaces. 

c) The partial pressure of an anesthetic gas is increased. 

d) The pressure of a gas over a solvent is increased. 

e) The temperature is increased.

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