Chemistry (12th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

Chapter 14 - The Behavior of Gases - 14 Assessment: 78

Answer

Gases flow from regions of higher pressure to those of lower pressure. Aerosol cans say "Do not incinerate" because puncturing a hole in the can will cause an explosion since the gas in the can is of higher pressure than the atmospheric gas pressure outside of the can.

Work Step by Step

Gases flow from regions of higher pressure to those of lower pressure. Aerosol cans say "Do not incinerate" because puncturing a hole in the can will cause an explosion since the gas in the can is of higher pressure than the atmospheric gas pressure outside of the can.
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