Problem: A mixture of 1.00 g H2 and 1.00 g He is placed in a 1.00-L container at 27°C. Calculate the partial pressure of each gas and the total pressure.

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We’re going to calculate the pressure of each gas first using the ideal gas equation:

PV=nRT

P = pressure, atm
V = volume, L
n = moles, mol
R = gas constant = 0.08206 (L·atm)/(mol·K)
T = temperature, K

Rearranging the ideal gas equation:

PVV=nRTVP=nRTV

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A mixture of 1.00 g H2 and 1.00 g He is placed in a 1.00-L container at 27°C. Calculate the partial pressure of each gas and the total pressure.

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