# Problem: Chloroform and methanol form an ideal solution. The solution boils at 22°C and 0.255 atm. At 22°C the vapor pressures of methanol and chloroform are 0.192 atm and 0.311 atm respectively. What is the mole fraction of chloroform in the solution?

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Chloroform and methanol form an ideal solution. The solution boils at 22°C and 0.255 atm. At 22°C the vapor pressures of methanol and chloroform are 0.192 atm and 0.311 atm respectively. What is the mole fraction of chloroform in the solution?

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