Problem: A 1.0-L sample of air is collected at 25°C at sea level (1.00 atm). Estimate the volume this sample of air would have at an altitude of 15 km (see Fig. 8-30). At 15 km, the pressure is about 0.1 atm.

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Recall: The ideal gas law is as follows:

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A 1.0-L sample of air is collected at 25°C at sea level (1.00 atm). Estimate the volume this sample of air would have at an altitude of 15 km (see Fig. 8-30). At 15 km, the pressure is about 0.1 atm.

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