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The relative rate of diffusion between two gases is 1.656. If the lighter gas is methane (molecular mass=16.05g/mol), what is the molecular mass of the other gas? What might the other gas be?

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  1. (rate1/rate2)=1.656=sqrt(M2/16)
    Solve for M2.

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