Problem: Henry's law constant for dissolved oxygen in water is k = 1.2 x 10  -3 M•atm-1. Suppose you could buy a bottle of water claiming that it contains 72 ppm oxygen. What pressure would the water have to be bottled under to obtain the claimed concentration?a. 60.0 atmb. 0.063 atmc. 3.68 atmd. 1.88 atme. 1.61 atm 

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Henry's law constant for dissolved oxygen in water is k = 1.2 x 10  -3 M•atm-1. Suppose you could buy a bottle of water claiming that it contains 72 ppm oxygen. What pressure would the water have to be bottled under to obtain the claimed concentration?

a. 60.0 atm

b. 0.063 atm

c. 3.68 atm

d. 1.88 atm

e. 1.61 atm

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