At constant T, P → n is proportional to V, VHe = VAr so:
Consider a 1.0-L sample of helium gas and a 1.0-L sample of argon gas, both at room temperature and atmospheric pressure. Do the argon atoms, since they are more massive, exert a greater pressure on the walls of the container? Explain.
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