Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 10 - Gases - Exercises: 10.75a

Answer

Decrease the rate

Work Step by Step

Increasing the volume of the containers would mean that the walls are farther apart from one another, which means the molecules will have a greater distance to cover to collide with the walls. If the velocity of the gas particles stay the same, it will take longer for them to collide with the walls (decrease the rate)
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