# Problem: A sample of carbon monoxide was collected over water at a total pressure of 756 torr and a temperature of 18 °C. What is the pressure of the carbon monoxide? (See Table 9.2 for the vapor pressure of water.)

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• We can determine the vapor pressure of carbon dioxide given that the vapor pressure of water vapor and the total vapor of mixture is provided
• This relationship is established by the Raoult's Law where:

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A sample of carbon monoxide was collected over water at a total pressure of 756 torr and a temperature of 18 °C. What is the pressure of the carbon monoxide? (See Table 9.2 for the vapor pressure of water.)