Problem: A diver breathes a heliox mixture with an oxygen mole fraction of 0.051. What must the total pressure be for the partial pressure of oxygen to be 0.22 atm ?

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A diver breathes a heliox mixture with an oxygen mole fraction of 0.051. What must the total pressure be for the partial pressure of oxygen to be 0.22 atm ?

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