Problem: A sample of CH4 gas is observed to effuse through a porous barrier in 5.53 minutes. Under the same conditions, the same number of moles of an unknown gas requires 7.07 minutes to effuse through the same barrier. The molar mass of the unknown gas is g/mol.

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Graham's Rate of Effusion states that:

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A sample of CH4 gas is observed to effuse through a porous barrier in 5.53 minutes. Under the same conditions, the same number of moles of an unknown gas requires 7.07 minutes to effuse through the same barrier. The molar mass of the unknown gas is g/mol.

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