Chemistry 9th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1133611095
ISBN 13: 978-1-13361-109-7

Chapter 5 - Gases - Active Learning Questions - Page 233: 14


The flask has less air inside of it. The flask has a greater pressure.

Work Step by Step

Because the flask is at a higher temperature than the balloon as it is directly heated, equal volumes of gas mean that the flask has less air in it at a higher temperature. The flask is at a greater pressure as the greater temperature results in a greater average kinetic energy and more collisions against the wall of the flask.
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