Posted by **Stephanie** on Friday, February 24, 2012 at 3:55am.

A piston pump containing 2 liters of nitrogen gas at 3000 psia (absolute) pressure empties its entire contents into a 10 liter pressure container. Before the transfer of gas the 10 liter container already contained nitrogen gas at 100 psia (absolute) pressure. Assuming nitrogen behaves as an ideal gas, and assuming the temperature is the same throughout what is the final pressure in the container?

- science -
**Damon**, Friday, February 24, 2012 at 8:39am
PV=nRT

V, R and T constant for 10 liter container

P2 /N2 = P1 /N1

now work on how many molecules

10 liters 100 psi:

n = pV/RT = 100*10/RT = 1000/RT = N1

2 liters at 3000 psi

n = 3000*2/RT = 6000/RT

so total n at the end in the 10 liters is = 7000/RT = N2

Now do P2/N2 =P1/N1 for the 100 liters

P2/7000 = 100/1000

P2 = 700 psi

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- chemistry - Ideal Mixed Gas Law problems 1. What is the pressure generated by a ...
- CHEMISTRY - A 44.1 L sample of nitrogen gas at a pressure of 88.3 kPa is placed ...
- Chemistry - A gas occupies a 1.5 liter container at 250C and 2.0 atmospheres. If...
- chemistry - if 3.0 moles of nitrogen gas are collected in a 35.0 liter container...
- science - If you were able to transfer a liter of air into a 2-liter container, ...
- Chemistry-w/addition - At elevated temperatures, SbCl5 gas decomposes into SbCl3...
- CHEM - A) a picture shows a container that is sealed at the top by a movable ...
- Chemistry - At elevated temperatures, SbCl5 gas decomposes into SbCl3 gas and ...
- chemistry - When 6 liter of nitrogen gas reacts with 18 liters of hydrogen gas ...
- chemistry - a sample containing 1.50 mol neon gas has a volume of 8.00L.what is ...

More Related Questions