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Homework Help: Chemistry

Posted by leo on Sunday, October 21, 2007 at 4:58pm.

What is the pressure (in atmospheres) of the gas inside the container connected to an open-end, mercury-filled manometer as shown in the picture? The atmospheric pressure is 0.95atm.
l----l |
(G) l |
l - ---
l Hg
l Hg *18cm
- - ---
Hg Hg
what process do I use to solve for this problem? lost, tried and it didn't work out.

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Chemistry - leo, Saturday, October 20, 2007 at 10:45pm

the picture didn't work. it is U shaped with a bulb of some random gas on one end (the left),Hg in the middle and an open end. The distance between the Hg, under the open air portion, is 18cm, which is before the bottom of the U. Does that make sense. Basically a manometer.

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