Problem: A balloon filled with 1.92 g of helium has a volume of 12.5 L. What is the balloon’s volume after 0.850 g of helium has leaked out through a small hole (assume constant pressure and temperature)?

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Remember the ideal gas law: PV = nRT

Constant pressure and temperature, R is also a constant

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A balloon filled with 1.92 g of helium has a volume of 12.5 L. What is the balloon’s volume after 0.850 g of helium has leaked out through a small hole (assume constant pressure and temperature)?

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