8. Gases, Liquids and Solids

Dalton's Law: Partial Pressure (Simplified)

8. Gases, Liquids and Solids

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Partial Pressure of Gases

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## Dalton's Law: Partial Pressure (Simplified) Concept 1

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In a container of unreacting gases, *total pressure* of the container is the sum of the *partial pressures* of each gas.

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ProblemA gas mixture contains 72.8% chlorine and 27.2% neon by mass. What is the partial pressure of neon in the mixture if the total pressure is recorded as 809 mmHg?

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220 mmHg

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242 mmHg

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588 mmHg

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183 mmHg

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ProblemThe partial pressure of N_{2} in the air is 593 mmHg at 1 atm. What is the partial pressure of N_{2} in a bubble of air a scuba diver breathes when he is 66 ft below the surface of the water where the pressure is 3.00 atm?

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2.34 mmHg

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1779 mmHg

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593 mmHg

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2.28×10

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7.02 mmHg

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