$\overline{){{\mathbf{P}}}_{{\mathbf{H}}_{\mathbf{2}}\mathbf{O}}{\mathbf{=}}{{\mathbf{P}}}_{{\mathbf{total}}}{{\mathbf{X}}}_{{\mathbf{H}}_{\mathbf{2}}\mathbf{O}}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}{\mathbf{P}}_{{\mathbf{H}}_{\mathbf{2}}\mathbf{O}}\mathbf{=}{\mathbf{P}}_{\mathbf{total}}\frac{{\mathbf{mol}}_{{\mathbf{H}}_{\mathbf{2}}\mathbf{O}}}{{\mathbf{mol}}_{\mathbf{total}}}$

**Step 1**: Calculate the volume of water vapor

Since the pressure and temperature for the oxygen + water and oxygen only are the same, we can simply get the volume of water by subtracting.

${\mathbf{V}}_{{\mathbf{O}}_{\mathbf{2}}}\mathbf{}\mathbf{=}\mathbf{}\mathbf{2}\mathbf{.}\mathbf{00}\mathbf{}\mathbf{L}\mathbf{}\mathbf{-}\mathbf{}\mathbf{1}\mathbf{.}\mathbf{94}\mathbf{}\mathbf{L}\mathbf{=}\mathbf{}\mathbf{0}\mathbf{.}\mathbf{06}\mathbf{}\mathbf{L}$

A 2.00-L sample of O_{2}(*g*) was collected over water at a total pressure of 785 torr and 25°C. When the O_{2}(*g*) was dried (water vapor removed), the gas had a volume of 1.94 L at 25°C and 785 torr. Calculate the vapor pressure of water at 25°C.

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