Problem: To derive the ideal-gas equation, we assume that the volume of the gas atoms/molecules can be neglected.Given the atomic radius of neon, 0.69 Å , and knowing that a sphere has a volume of 4/3 πr3, calculate the fraction of space that Ne{ m Ne} atoms occupy in a sample of neon at STP.

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fraction = volume×Avogadro's numbervolume at STPfraction = (4πr33)(6.022×1023)22.4


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To derive the ideal-gas equation, we assume that the volume of the gas atoms/molecules can be neglected.

Given the atomic radius of neon, 0.69 Å , and knowing that a sphere has a volume of 4/3 πr3, calculate the fraction of space that Ne atoms occupy in a sample of neon at STP.

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