The ideal gas law is given by:
where P = pressure in atm, V = volume in L, n = moles of gas, R = universal gas constant, and T = temperature in Kelvin.
We can use the ideal gas law to calculate the pressure of the gas. We're given:
V = 0.245 L T = 159˚C + 273.15 = 432.15 K n = 0.467 mol
Calculating for the pressure of the gas:
A 0.245-L flask contains 0.467 mol CO2 at 159 °C. Calculate the pressure:
(a) using the ideal gas law
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