Chemistry (12th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

Chapter 14 - The Behavior of Gases - 14.1 Properties of Gases - 14.1 Lesson Check: 7

Answer

A pressurized garden sprayer works because there is a lot of gas packed into a small amount of space. This results in the gas wanting to escape from the sprayer. Since the gas wants to escape when you allow it to escape, whatever is in the sprayer fires out.

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A pressurized garden sprayer works because there is a lot of gas packed into a small amount of space. This results in the gas wanting to escape from the sprayer. Since the gas wants to escape when you allow it to escape, whatever is in the sprayer fires out.
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