Problem: What pressure will 14.0 g of CO exert in a 3.5 L container at 75 degrees Celsius?

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We are asked to find the pressure of CO at the given conditions. Since mass, volume and temperature are given, we will use the ideal gas equation to calculate for pressure.

P = pressure, atm
V = volume, L
n = moles, mol
R = gas constant = 0.08206 (L·atm)/(mol·K)
T = temperature, K

In the ideal gas equation, moles are needed but the mass of CO is given instead. We’ll calculate the moles of CO using the mass and its molar mass.

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What pressure will 14.0 g of CO exert in a 3.5 L container at 75 degrees Celsius?

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