Problem: Consider the flask apparatus below, which now contains 2.00 L H  2 at a pressure of 360. torr and 1.00 L N2 at an unknown pressure. If the total pressure in the flasks is 320. torr after the stopcock is opened, determine the initial pressure of N2 in the 1.00-L flask.

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We are being asked to determine the initial pressure of N2 in the 1.00-L flask.

Recall that the ideal gas law is:

$\overline{){\mathbf{PV}}{\mathbf{=}}{\mathbf{nRT}}}$

The pressure and volume of a gas are related to the number of moles, gas constant and temperatureThe value nRT is constant

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Consider the flask apparatus below, which now contains 2.00 L H  2 at a pressure of 360. torr and 1.00 L N2 at an unknown pressure. If the total pressure in the flasks is 320. torr after the stopcock is opened, determine the initial pressure of N2 in the 1.00-L flask. What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?

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