(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

What is the pressure inside a $50.0$ L container holding $105.0$ kg of argon gas at $20^\circ$ C?

2. Relevant equations

Ideal Gas Law: PV=nRT

3. The attempt at a solution

From the ideal gas law, I get

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P=\frac{nRT}{V}=\frac{\frac{105.0\times 10^3g}{36g/mol}\times 0.08214\frac{L\cdot atm}{mol\cdot K}\times 293^\circ K}{50.0 L}=25258atm

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which seems much too large. Am I doing something wrong?

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# Ideal Gas Law and pressure in a holder

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