Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 8 - Properties of Gases - Questions for Review and Thought - Review Questions - Page 370: 6


The answer is below.

Work Step by Step

Since the air we breath is 21% oxygen, this means that the mole fraction of oxygen is .21. We find the partial pressure: $720 \ mmHg \times .21 = 151 \ mmHg$
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.