Problem: A sample of N2 O effuses from a container in 47 seconds.How long would it take the same amount of gaseous I2 to effuse from the same container under identical conditions?

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Recall that Graham's Law of Effusion allows us to compare the rate of effusion of two gases. Graham's Law states that the rate of effusion of a gas is inversely proportional to its molar mass.


rate=1MMgas


This means that when comparing two gases:


rategas 1rategas 2=MMgas 2MMgas 1

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A sample of N2 O effuses from a container in 47 seconds.

How long would it take the same amount of gaseous I2 to effuse from the same container under identical conditions?

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