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 - Topical Questions - Page 370a: 19


172 mmHg

Work Step by Step

$V_{1}=3.50\,L$ $P_{1}=735\, mmHg$ $V_{2}=15.0\,L$ Temperature and amount of gas are constant. Boyle's law states that $P_{1}V_{1}=P_{2}V_{2}$ (unchanging T and n) $\implies P_{2}=\frac{P_{1}V_{1}}{V_{2}}=\frac{735\, mmHg\times3.50\,L}{15.0\,L}$ $=172\, mmHg$
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