Problem: For which of the following gases should the correction for the molecular volume be largest: CO, CO2, H2, He, NH3, SF6?

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 MM   correction for the molecular volume


MM CO = 28.01 g/mol

MM CO2 = 44.01 g/mol

MM H2 = 2.016 g/mol

MM He = 4.003 g/mol


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For which of the following gases should the correction for the molecular volume be largest: CO, CO2, H2, He, NH3, SF6?

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