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A tank holds 2.85 L of oxygen at 22.1 Celsius and 235 atm. (A) how many moles of gas does the tank contain? (B) what is the average kinetic energy per molecule ?

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  1. (A) (2.85/22.4)* 235*(273.2/295.3) moles
    (B) (3/2)kT
    k is the Boltzmann constant.
    If you include kinetic energy of O2 molecule rotation, the answer is (5/2) kT

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    posted by drwls
  2. but the answer in the text book is (a) 27.7 moles (b) 2.381x10^7pa
    i just want the formula so i can attempt the problem myself

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  3. My answer to (A) agrees with the text book.
    The answer to (B) cannot be in Pascals. You mistyped something or the book is wrong. I gave you the formula.

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    posted by drwls
  4. If u type this question in to the google it will give u the answer which agrees with your text book

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    posted by Monica
  5. What is k in the formula (3/2)kT

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