Problem: How many 3-liter balloons could the 12-L helium tank pressurized to 160 atm fill? Keep in mind that an "exhausted" helium tank is not empty. In other words, once the gas inside the tank reaches atmospheric pressure, it will no longer be able to fill balloons.Express the number of balloons to three significant figures.Application of Boyle's lawA 12-liter tank contains helium gas pressurized to 160 atm.

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How many 3-liter balloons could the 12-L helium tank pressurized to 160 atm fill? Keep in mind that an "exhausted" helium tank is not empty. In other words, once the gas inside the tank reaches atmospheric pressure, it will no longer be able to fill balloons.

Express the number of balloons to three significant figures.


Application of Boyle's law

A 12-liter tank contains helium gas pressurized to 160 atm.

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