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Ch.1 - Intro to General Chemistry
Ch.2 - Atoms & Elements
Ch.3 - Chemical Reactions
BONUS: Lab Techniques and Procedures
BONUS: Mathematical Operations and Functions
Ch.4 - Chemical Quantities & Aqueous Reactions
Ch.5 - Gases
Ch.6 - Thermochemistry
Ch.7 - Quantum Mechanics
Ch.8 - Periodic Properties of the Elements
Ch.9 - Bonding & Molecular Structure
Ch.10 - Molecular Shapes & Valence Bond Theory
Ch.11 - Liquids, Solids & Intermolecular Forces
Ch.12 - Solutions
Ch.13 - Chemical Kinetics
Ch.14 - Chemical Equilibrium
Ch.15 - Acid and Base Equilibrium
Ch.16 - Aqueous Equilibrium
Ch. 17 - Chemical Thermodynamics
Ch.18 - Electrochemistry
Ch.19 - Nuclear Chemistry
Ch.20 - Organic Chemistry
Ch.22 - Chemistry of the Nonmetals
Ch.23 - Transition Metals and Coordination Compounds

Solution: Hydrogen cyanide, HCN, is a poisonous gas. The ethal dose is approximately 300 mg HCN per kilogram of air when inhaled. The density of air at 26°C is 0.00118 g/cm3. Calculate the amount of HCN that gi

Problem

Hydrogen cyanide, HCN, is a poisonous gas. The ethal dose is approximately 300 mg HCN per kilogram of air when inhaled. The density of air at 26°C is 0.00118 g/cm3

Calculate the amount of HCN that gives the lethal dose in a small laboratory room measuring 12.0 ft x 15.0 ft × 960 ft. 

Express your answer to three significant figures and include the appropriate units.