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Molecules in a vacuum

  1. Feb 19, 2008 #1


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    How many molecules exist in one cubic centimeter of space at a pressure of 10^-15 atm and temperature of 20 degrees C?
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  3. Feb 19, 2008 #2


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    PV = nRT
    Where P pressure, V volume, T absolute temperature, n number of moles and R is a constant
    You can find the units and value of R in the tetbook or wiki.
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