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Filling a balloon with helium

  1. Sep 1, 2013 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data


    A cylinder containing 15L of helium gas at a pressure of 165 atm is to be used to fill party balloons . Each balloons must be filled to a volume of 2L at a pressure of 1.1 atm. What is the maximum number of balloons that can be inflated? (Hint: the empty cylinder will still contain helium at 1.1 atm)

    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution

    I just thought of dividing the total He at the container to each balloon.
     
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  3. Sep 1, 2013 #2

    Borek

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    Which is more or less correct approach.
     
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