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We’re being asked to calculate the partial pressure of Ne in a mixture of Ne and Ar.
Recall that the partial pressure of a gas (PGas) in a mixture is given by:
where χGas = mole fraction of the gas and Ptotal = total pressure of the gas mixture.
The mole fraction of the gas is then given by:
A mixture of 10.0 g of Ne and 10.0 g of Ar has a total pressure of 1.6 atm. What is the partial pressure of Ne?
a. 1.1 atm
b. 0.8 atm
c. 0.54 atm
d. 0.40 atm
e. 1.3 atm
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