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: 93

Answer

The partial pressure of oxygen is higher in Death Valley than at sea level because the air is denser as a result of the stronger gravitational pull of the molecules towards the Earth.

Work Step by Step

The partial pressure of oxygen is higher in Death Valley than at sea level because the air is denser as a result of the stronger gravitational pull of the molecules towards the Earth.
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