Problem: A gas mixture with a total pressure of 760 mmHg contains each of the following gases at the indicated partial pressures: 124 mmHg CO2, 213 mmHg Ar, and 191 mmHg O2. The mixture also contains helium gas. Part AWhat is the partial pressure of the helium gas? Express your answer in millimeters of mercury.

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A gas mixture with a total pressure of 760 mmHg contains each of the following gases at the indicated partial pressures: 124 mmHg CO2, 213 mmHg Ar, and 191 mmHg O2. The mixture also contains helium gas. 

Part A

What is the partial pressure of the helium gas? 

Express your answer in millimeters of mercury.

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