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Ideal Gas Law Question

  1. Oct 29, 2011 #1


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    What volume does 1 mole of gas occupy at 1 atm pressure and 273.15K?

    PV = nRT so V =nRT/P

    V = (1)(8.314)(273.15)/1

    Im getting 2270.96, the answer is ment to be 22.4L, what am i doing wrong?

    P= 1
    V= ?
    n= 1
    R= 8314
    T= 273.15K
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  3. Oct 29, 2011 #2


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    You need to use a consistent set of units. Atm and L are not SI units. The SI units for pressure are Pascals (Pa), and for volume m^3. Look these up.
  4. Oct 29, 2011 #3


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    have it now, thanks
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