Problem: Calculate the relative rate of diffusion of 1H2 (molar mass 2.0 g/mol) compared to that of 2H2 (molar mass 4.0 g/mol) and the relative rate of diffusion of O2 (molar mass 32 g/mol) compared to that of O3 (molar mass 48 g/mol).

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Comparing two gases:

rategas 1rategas 2=MMgas 2MMgas 1


For 1H2 and 2H2:

molar mass 1H2 = 2.0 g/mol
molar mass 2H2 = 4.0 g/mo

rate1H2rate2H2=MM2H2MM1H2rate1H2rate2H2=4.0 gmol2.0 gmolrate1H2rate2H2=2rate1H2rate2H2(rate2H2)=1.414(rate2H2)rate1H2=1.414(rate2H2)

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Calculate the relative rate of diffusion of 1H2 (molar mass 2.0 g/mol) compared to that of 2H2 (molar mass 4.0 g/mol) and the relative rate of diffusion of O2 (molar mass 32 g/mol) compared to that of O3 (molar mass 48 g/mol).

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