# chem help

a scuba diver breathing normal air descends 100m of depth, where the total pressure is 11 atm. What is the partial pressure of oxygen that the diver experiences at this depth?

Can someone help out on this question?

Make a ratio:

11atm/1atm= P/partial pressureO2 at surface

Solve for P

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1. 2.3 atm

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