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: 16


If pressure and temperature are constant, then the volume is constant as well by the ideal gas law. Air is primarily composed of nitrogen and oxygen, molecules which are heavier than ammonia which is composed of nitrogen and hydrogen.

Work Step by Step

Therefore, ammonia is less dense than air as both have the same volume by the ideal gas law.
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