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Gases, Liquids and Solids

**Partial Pressure (P _{Gas})** is the pressure exerted by an individual gas within a container.

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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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Dalton's Law: Partial Pressure (Simplified) Example 1

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Dalton's Law: Partial Pressure (Simplified) Concept 2

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Dalton's Law: Partial Pressure (Simplified) Example 2

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Dalton's Law: Partial Pressure (Simplified) Concept 3

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Dalton's Law: Partial Pressure (Simplified) Example 3

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Problem

A 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

B

242 mmHg

C

588 mmHg

D

183 mmHg

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Problem

The 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

B

1779 mmHg

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593 mmHg

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2.28×10^{3} mmHg

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7.02 mmHg