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Drop in pressure, what volume is left?

  1. Oct 29, 2014 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    There is a vessel with 10 Liters of Liquid Nitrogen.
    The normal pressure is 100 Psi.
    After a couple hours the pressure is dropped to 47 Psi because of leak in the vessel.

    How much of the Liquid Nitrogen did we lose/is left in the vessel?
    2. Relevant equations

    I'm really not sure. I thought about P1V1 = P2V2, but I don't think that will work here.

    3. The attempt at a solution

    Using P1V1 = P2V2 I got an answer, but I think that will only work for a closed system (drop in pressure means increase in volume and vice versa)

    So, does anyone have an idea how to solve this?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 29, 2014 #2
    What is the exact wording of this problem (not your paraphrasing)? There seems to be information missing.

    Chet
     
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