Problem: A mixture of 0.220 moles CO, 0.350 moles H 2 and 0.640 moles He has a total pressure of 2.95 atm. What is the pressure of H2 (in atm)?a. 1.56 atmb. 0.649 atmc. 1.03 atmd. 0.853 atm

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We’re being asked to calculate the partial pressure of H2 in a mixture of CO, H2 and He


Recall that the partial pressure of a gas (PGas) in a mixture is given by:


Pgas = χgasPtotal

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A mixture of 0.220 moles CO, 0.350 moles H 2 and 0.640 moles He has a total pressure of 2.95 atm. What is the pressure of H2 (in atm)?

a. 1.56 atm

b. 0.649 atm

c. 1.03 atm

d. 0.853 atm

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