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Van der Waals Equation

Q. The ideal gas law tends to become inaccurate when a. the pressure is lowered and molecular interactions become significant. b. the pressure is rais...

Solved • Aug 2, 2019

Van der Waals Equation

Q. Calculate the pressure of a 2.975-mol sample of N2 in a 0.7500-L flask at 300.0 oC using the van der Waals equation and then repeat the calculation...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

Van der Waals Equation

Q. Which statement(s) concerning the van der Waals constants a and b is true?(a) The magnitude of a relates to molecular volume, whereas b relates to ...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

Van der Waals Equation

Q. The table below shows that the van der Waals b parameter has units of L/mol.Van der Waals Constants for Gas MoleculesSubstancea(L2-atm/mol2)b(L/mol...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

Van der Waals Equation

Q. The graph below shows the change in pressure as the temperature increases for a 1-mol sample of a gas confined to a 1-L container. The four plots c...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

Van der Waals Equation

Q. The graph below shows the change in pressure as the temperature increases for a 1 mol sample of a gas confined to a 1 L container. The four plots c...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

Van der Waals Equation

Q. Consider the following gases, all at STP: Ne, SF6, N2, CH4.Which one has the highest total molecular volume relative to the space occupied by the gas?

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

Van der Waals Equation

Q. It turns out that the van der Waals constant b equals four times the total volume actually occupied by the molecules of a mole of gas. Using this f...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

Van der Waals Equation

Q. Large amounts of nitrogen gas are used in the manufacture of ammonia, principally for use in fertilizers. Suppose 130.00 kg of N2(g) is stored in a...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

Van der Waals Equation

Q. Based on their respective van der Waals constants, is Ar (a = 1.34, b = 0.0322) or CO2 (a = 3.59, b = 0.0427) expected to behave more nearly like a...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

Van der Waals Equation

Q. In Sample Exercise 10.16 in the textbook, we found that one mole of Cl2 confined to 22.41 L at 0 oC deviated slightly from ideal behavior. Calculat...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

Van der Waals Equation

Q. In Sample Exercise 10.16 in the textbook, we found that one mole of Cl2 confined to 22.41 L at 0 oC deviated slightly from ideal behavior. Calculat...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

Van der Waals Equation

Q. Calculate the pressure that CCl4 will exert at 41 oC if 1.20 mol occupies 33.6 L , assuming thatCCl4 obeys the van der Waals equation. (Values for ...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

Van der Waals Equation

Q. Calculate the pressure exerted by 1.00 mol of He in a box that is 0.300 L and 298 K. For He, a = 0.0342 L2 atm/mol2 and b = 0.02370 L/mol.

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

Van der Waals Equation

Q. Assuming that the van der Waals equation predictions are accurate, account for why the pressure of He is higher than that predicted for an ideal gas.

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

Van der Waals Equation

Q. Calculate the pressure exerted by 1.00 mol of Ne in a box that is 0.300 L and 298 K. For Ne, a = 0.211 L2 atm/mol2 and b = 0.0171 L/mol.

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

Van der Waals Equation

Q. Assuming that the van der Waals equation predictions are accurate, account for why the pressure of Ne is higher than that predicted for an ideal gas.

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

Van der Waals Equation

Q. Part B If 1.00 mol of argon is placed in a 0.500-L container at 30.0°C, what is the difference between the ideal pressure (as predicted by the idea...

Solved • Oct 23, 2018

Van der Waals Equation

Q. Calculate the pressure exerted by 0.5000 mole of N2 in a 1.0000-L container at 25.0°Cb. using the van der Waals equation.

Solved • Oct 18, 2018

Van der Waals Equation

Q. A 0.245-L flask contains 0.467 mol CO2 at 159 °C. Calculate the pressure:(b) using the van der Waals equation

Solved • Oct 17, 2018

Van der Waals Equation

Q. For which of the following gases should the correction for the molecular volume be largest: CO, CO2, H2, He, NH3, SF6?

Solved • Oct 17, 2018

Van der Waals Equation

Q. Describe the factors responsible for the deviation of the behavior of real gases from that of an ideal gas

Solved • Oct 17, 2018

Van der Waals Equation

Q. To study a key fuel-cell reaction, a chemical engineer has 20.0-L tanks of H 2 and of O2 and wants to use up both tanks to form 28.0 mol of water a...

Solved • Oct 16, 2018

Van der Waals Equation

Q. 15.0 moles of gas are in a 8.00 L tank at 22.2°C. Calculate the difference in pressure between methane and an ideal gas under these conditions. The...

Solved • Sep 3, 2018

Van der Waals Equation

Q. According to the ideal gas law, a 9.847 mol sample of methane gas in a 0.8237 L container at 500.0 K should exert a pressure of 490.5 atm. By what ...

Solved • Aug 22, 2018

Van der Waals Equation

Q. Use the van der Waals equation of state to calculate the pressure of 2.50 mol of H2O at 497 K in a 4.90 L vessel. Van der Waals constants can be fo...

Solved • Jul 10, 2018

Van der Waals Equation

Q. Calculate the pressure in bar of 8.5 mol of ethanol vapor in a 12.0-L container held at 82°C:a. treating ethanol vapor as a van der Waal's gas,b. t...

Solved • Jun 26, 2018

Van der Waals Equation

Q. Use the van der Waals equation of state to calculate the pressure of 2.20 mol of Xe at 497 K in a 4.40 L vessel. Van der Waals constants can be fou...

Solved • Jun 25, 2018

Van der Waals Equation

Q. Use the van der Waals equation of state to calculate the pressure of 2.80 mol of NH3 at 483 K in a 5.50 L vessel.Use the ideal gas equation to calc...

Solved • Jun 12, 2018

Van der Waals Equation

Q. At high pressures, real gases do not behave ideally. (a) Use the van der Waals equation and data in the text to calculate the pressure exerted by 2...

Solved • Jun 5, 2018

Van der Waals Equation

Q. Use the van der Waals equation to calculate the pressure exerted by 1.330 mol of Cl_2 in a volume of 5.285 L at a temperature of 303.0 K. Use the i...

Solved • May 21, 2018

Van der Waals Equation

Q. Calculate the pressure (atm) that CCl4 will exert at 43 °C if 1.20 mol occupies 33.5 L, assuming that Part A  CCl4 obeys the ideal-gas equation: Pa...

Solved • May 20, 2018

Van der Waals Equation

Q. At high pressures, real gases do not behave ideally. (a) Use the van der Waals equation and data in the text to calculate the pressure exerted by 1...

Solved • Apr 29, 2018

Van der Waals Equation

Q. Use the van der Waals equation of state to calculate the pressure of 2.70 mol of Xe at 473 K in a 5.50-L vessel. Van der Waals constants can be fou...

Solved • Dec 14, 2017

Van der Waals Equation

Q. Which gas molecule do you expect to be the largest? (a and b are Van der Waals constants.) 1. Butane 2. Acetonitrile 3. Freon

Solved • Sep 20, 2016

Van der Waals Equation

Q. Use the van der Waals equation and the ideal gas equation to calculate the pressure exerted by 1.000 mol of Cl2 in a volume of 5.000 L. at a temper...

Solved • Jun 3, 2016

Van der Waals Equation

Q. Use the van der Waal's equation to calculate the pressure (in atm) exerted by 1.00 mol of chlorine gas confined to a volume of 2.00 L at 273K. The ...

Solved • Mar 10, 2016

Van der Waals Equation

Q. The constant a in the Van der Waal’s equation corrects for ________and is important at ________. a. intermolecular attraction, high temperature b...

Solved • Feb 12, 2016

Van der Waals Equation

Q. Which gas would you expect to have the largest value for the van der Waals constant “a”? 1. Ne 2. CH4 3. He 4. NH3

Solved • Feb 12, 2016