# Problem: Consider the flasks in the following diagrams.c. Solve for the final pressure in terms of the original pressures of helium and neon. Assume temperature is constant.

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We’re being asked to solve for the final pressure in terms of the original pressures of helium and neon

Recall that the partial pressure of a gas (PGas) in a mixture is given by:

$\overline{){{\mathbf{P}}}_{{\mathbf{gas}}}{\mathbf{=}}{{\mathbf{\chi }}}_{{\mathbf{gas}}}{{\mathbf{P}}}_{{\mathbf{total}}}}$

where:

χGas = mole fraction of the gas

Ptotal = total pressure of the gas mixture

Mole fraction can be calculated using the equation shown below:

Calculate the mole fraction of each gas:

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Consider the flasks in the following diagrams.

c. Solve for the final pressure in terms of the original pressures of helium and neon. Assume temperature is constant.

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