Problem: Uranium hexafluoride is a solid at room temperature, but it boils at 56°C. Determine the density of uranium hexafluoride at 60.°C and 745 torr.

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Acc. to the first statement, the BP of  UF6 appears to be at 56oC. Beyond this, UF6 will appear as gas therefore it will be in gaseous state at 60oC

Using the ideal gas law, we can get the density of the gas using this equation:

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Uranium hexafluoride is a solid at room temperature, but it boils at 56°C. Determine the density of uranium hexafluoride at 60.°C and 745 torr.

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