Problem: The volume of an automobile airbag was 66.8 L when inflated at 25 °C with 77.8 g of nitrogen gas. What was the pressure in the bag in kPa?

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For this problem, we can use the molar weight derivative of the ideal gas law given as: 


We are looking for pressure so we isolate P:

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The volume of an automobile airbag was 66.8 L when inflated at 25 °C with 77.8 g of nitrogen gas. What was the pressure in the bag in kPa?

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