Calculate the volume of 1 xenon atom:
V = 9.2028x10-24 cm3
Calculate the number of moles of Xe present in the flask:
V = 0.100 L
The radius of a xenon atom is 1.310-8 cm. A 100-mL flask is filled with Xe at a pressure of 1.3 atm and a temperature of 276 K .
Calculate the fraction of the volume that is occupied by Xe atoms. (Hint: The atoms are spheres.)
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