We are asked what is the total force (in lb) on the interior of the container at 298 K.
Calculate the mass of nitrogen:
Calculate the volume of container:
m = 20.175 g
MM = 28.02 g/mol
R = 0.08206 L-atm/mol-K
T = 298 K
V = 8.286 L
Calculate pressure nitrogen:
P = 2.12 atm
Calculate total pressure:
Calculate surface area of the container:
Twenty-five milliliters of liquid nitrogen (density = 0.807 g/mL) is poured into a cylindrical container with a radius of 11.6 cm and a length of 19.6 cm . The container initially contains only air at a pressure of 760.0 mmHg (atmospheric pressure) and a temperature of 298 K .
If the liquid nitrogen completely vaporizes, what is the total force (in lb) on the interior of the container at 298 K ?
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