Problem: Use the van der Waals equation to calculate the pressure exerted by 1.255 mol of Cl2 in a volume of 5.005 L at a temperature of 273.5 K .

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The Van der Waals equation is shown below:

P+an2V2V-nb=nRT


Rearranging:


P=nRTV-nb-an2V2

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Use the van der Waals equation to calculate the pressure exerted by 1.255 mol of Cl2 in a volume of 5.005 L at a temperature of 273.5 K .

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