Problem: Aerosol cans have a label that warns the user not to use them above a certain temperature and not to dispose of them by incineration. Even an empty can contains residual gaseous propellant. For example, the residual pressure in a can is 1.21 atm when it is sitting on a shelf at 23 °C. If the can is placed on top of the furnace where the temperature reaches the boiling point of water, what is the pressure inside the can?Express your answer with the appropriate units.A number of empirical relationships or laws exist among the parameters used to describe the behavior of gases (for example, Avogadro's law and the relation of molecular velocity to temperature from kinetic molecular theory). Some of these laws relate initial and final conditions of two changing parameters while all other parameters are held constant (for example, Boyle's law for pressure-volume relationships). Other relationships, such as the ideal gas law, relate parameters without need for initial and final conditions.

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Aerosol cans have a label that warns the user not to use them above a certain temperature and not to dispose of them by incineration. Even an empty can contains residual gaseous propellant. For example, the residual pressure in a can is 1.21 atm when it is sitting on a shelf at 23 °C. If the can is placed on top of the furnace where the temperature reaches the boiling point of water, what is the pressure inside the can?

Express your answer with the appropriate units.


A number of empirical relationships or laws exist among the parameters used to describe the behavior of gases (for example, Avogadro's law and the relation of molecular velocity to temperature from kinetic molecular theory). Some of these laws relate initial and final conditions of two changing parameters while all other parameters are held constant (for example, Boyle's law for pressure-volume relationships). Other relationships, such as the ideal gas law, relate parameters without need for initial and final conditions.

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