Chemistry 12th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0078021510
ISBN 13: 978-0-07802-151-0

Chapter 5 - Gases - Questions & Problems: 5.112

Answer

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We know that when water is introduced into flask, HCl gas is dissolved in water. HCl now occupies less volume in dissolved for. Thus, the pressure inside gets reduced due to which a vacuum is created which pulls the water from the long tubing.
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