Ideal gas law problem, help needed!

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Homework Statement



A rigid container holds 2.80 mol of gas at a pressure of 1.20 atm and a temperature of 60.0 degrees Celsius. What is the container's volume?


Homework Equations



PV=nRT

The Attempt at a Solution



(2.80*8.31*333)/1.20 = 6457m^3

This answer seems way too big, what am I doing wrong?
 

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TSny
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Watch units.
 
  • #3
Should use N/m^2 rather than atm?
 
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When you write 8.31 for R, what are the units that go with that number?
 
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What system of units uses Joules, moles, and Kelvins? Then decide what the units of pressure are for that system of units.
 
  • #8
Ahhhh okay, I got it now. Thanks!
 

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