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    Understanding & using the ideal gas law

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    In an industrial process, nitrogen has to be heated to 500 K in a vessel of constant volume. If it enters the vessel at a pressure of 100 atm and a temperature of 300 K, what pressure does it exert at the working temperature?

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    Assume that nitrogen behaves as an ideal gas.

    Use the equation to ...

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    The problem and solution are typical of a short answer exam question that would be encountered in a first or second year chemistry class or introductory thermodynamics class. The solution provides a step-wise description of the equation(s) used, assumpiton(s) (if any) required, and includes the final answer.