Practice Problems
Ideal Gas Law
Directions:
On this worksheet you will practice with the Ideal Gas Law, the Combined Gas Law, as well as the relationships between the number of moles, the mass, and the number of molecules in a gas sample.
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Question 1
A mass of nitrogen gas occupies 0.05 m
^{3}
at one atmosphere of pressure (1 atm = 1.01 x 10
^{5}
Pa), and 11 ºC. What will be its new volume if the pressure is increased to 1.8 x 10
^{5}
Pa and the temperature is increased by 5.5 ºC?
2.72 x 10
^{-2}
m
^{3}
2.83 x 10
^{-2}
m
^{3}
4.17 x 10
^{-2}
m
^{3}
9.17 x 10
^{-2}
m
^{3}
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Question 2
How much mass of nitrogen is present in the sample in
Question #1
?
2.96 x 10
^{-2}
kg
2.12 x 10
^{-3}
kg
5.47 x 10
^{-2}
kg
5.93 x 10
^{-2}
kg
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Question 3
A sample of 9 grams of oxygen is at STP (1.01 x 10
^{5}
Pa and 0 ºC). How many molecules are present in the sample?
1.69 x 10
^{23}
molecules
6.02 x 10
^{28}
molecules
3.39 x 10
^{23}
molecules
5.42 x 10
^{24}
molecules
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Question 4
A certain mass of helium gas occupies 180 cm
^{3}
at 16.5 ºC and 1.8 x 10
^{5}
Pa. How many moles are present in the sample?
0.0135 moles
0.0081 moles
0.0110 moles
0.2362 moles
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Question 5
A tiny bubble of air, V = 5 cm
^{3}
, is released by a fish near the bottom of a lake at a depth of 18 meters. If the temperature at the bottom of the lake is 4 ºC and 13 ºC at the surface, what is the volume of the bubble just as it breaks the surface of the lake?
13.7 cm
^{3}
13.8 cm
^{3}
16.3 cm
^{3}
14.3 cm
^{3}
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Question 6
Two flasks are connected by an tube that is initially clamped off. One flask, volume of 180 cm
^{3}
, contains argon gas at 0.5 atmospheres while the second flask, volume of 360 cm
^{3}
, contains helium at 1.4 atmospheres. The clamp is removed so that the gases can mix. If the temperature remains constant, what is the final pressure in the double-flask system?
8 x 10
^{-1}
Pa
9.33 x 10
^{4}
Pa
1.1 x 10
^{5}
Pa
1.67 x 10
^{4}
Pa
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Question 7
What is the average translational velocity of one nitrogen molecule in the sample in
Question #1
when the gas was at its original temperature, 11 ºC?
1.59 x 10
^{1}
m/sec
5.03 x 10
^{2}
m/sec
3.35 x 10
^{2}
m/sec
1.09 x 10
^{1}
m/sec
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