Problem: Aerosol cans carry clear warnings against incineration because of the high pressures that can develop upon heating. Suppose that a can contains a residual amount of gas at a pressure of 765 mmHg and a temperature of 25°C.Part AWhat would the pressure be if the can were heated to 1180°C? 

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Aerosol cans carry clear warnings against incineration because of the high pressures that can develop upon heating. Suppose that a can contains a residual amount of gas at a pressure of 765 mmHg and a temperature of 25°C.

Part A

What would the pressure be if the can were heated to 1180°C? 

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