Problem: What is the density of laughing gas, dinitrogen monoxide, N2O, at a temperature of 325 K and a pressure of 113.0 kPa?

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We are asked to calculate the density of laughing gas, dinitrogen monoxide, N2O, at a temperature of 325 K and a pressure of 113.0 kPa. 


Use the modified ideal gas law to solve for density: 

d=PMRT


We can now calculate the density :

P =  113.0 kPa ×1 atm101.325  kPa  = 1.115 atm
R = universal gas constant = 0.08206 (Latm)/(molK)
= 325 K
M = 44.02 g/mol


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What is the density of laughing gas, dinitrogen monoxide, N2O, at a temperature of 325 K and a pressure of 113.0 kPa?

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