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Determine the unknown property of a perfect gas

  1. Mar 6, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    two hundred seventy grams of argon at a pressure of 160kpa and a volume of 1.3 m^3.

    2. Relevant equations
    pv=nrt


    3. The attempt at a solution

    (160^3)(1.3) = (.27)(8.31)(t)

    208=2.2437t
    t=92.7
     
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  3. Mar 6, 2012 #2

    Andrew Mason

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    Not quite. n is the number of moles. How many moles of argon in .27 kg of argon?

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  4. Mar 6, 2012 #3
    0.0067 is what i get for moles but when i plug in the formula im getting 3649.12 and that cannnot be right.
     
  5. Mar 6, 2012 #4

    Andrew Mason

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    What is the mass of one mole of Argon?

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