Problem: What is the temperature of an 11.2-L sample of carbon monoxide, CO, at 744 torr if it occupies 13.3 L at 55 °C and 744 torr?

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Recall that the ideal gas law is:

PV=nRT


The pressure, volume, and temperature of a gas are related to the number of moles of gas and the universal gas constant:

PVT=nR


The value nR is constant. For a given mole of gas, the initial and final pressure, volume, and temperature of the gas are related by the combined gas law:

P1V1T1=P2V2T2


Solve for T2:

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What is the temperature of an 11.2-L sample of carbon monoxide, CO, at 744 torr if it occupies 13.3 L at 55 °C and 744 torr?

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