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Gas Laws

Gas Laws describe the behavior of gases through examining the relationships between their physical properties. Despite the wide differences in chemical properties of all gases, they more or less obey the gas laws. For example, although both H2 and O2 are very different gases, with molecular weights of 2 g/mol and 32 g/mol respectively, they will behave similarly to a change in any physical property.

Gas is one of the four fundamental states of matter, found between the liquid and plasma states, where their particles are widely separated and have very weak intermolecular bonds between the atoms. Gases are the only states of matter that can be compressed or even expand to fill a very large space. It is these properties which makes them subject to behave differently with respect to changing physical properties such as pressure, volume, temperature and amount.

The main gas laws include Avogadro’s Law, Boyle’s Law, Charles’ Law, Fick’s Law of Diffusion, Gay-Lussac’s Law and Henry’s Law. All of these examining the relationship between physical properties to help predict the overall behavior of that gas. Thus, understanding the gas laws and when to apply them is crucial to help predict how a gas will react to varying conditions.

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Avogadro’s Law

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Avogadro’s Law describes the relationship between the volume of gas and the amount of gas present.

Boyle’s Law

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Boyle’s Law describes the relationship between the change in pressure and volume of a gas.

Charles’ Law

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Charles’ Law describes the relationship between the change in volume and the temperature of a gas.

Fick’s Law of Diffusion

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Fick’s Law of Diffusion relates diffusion flux to the diffusion coefficient, change in concentration and change in position.

Henry’s Law

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Henry’s Law describes the relationship of the solubility of a gas in a liquid and the partial pressure of that gas when it is in equilibrium with the liquid.

Heat Of Formation & Gas Laws

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Applying Ideal Gas Law

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Gas Laws Experiment

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Volume of oxygen required for the combustion of octane

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Molar Volume of an Ideal Gas

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Combined Gas Law and Molarity: Example Questions

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Consider a vehicle powered by hydrogen gas.

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Boyle's Law and Charles's Law

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Calculating Kc and Kp of Reverse Reaction

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Decomposition of NaHCO3

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Mole percent of methane

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Pressure from Water Vapor

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Ideal Gas equation: Increase in air pressure.

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Finding the Volume of a Balloon

A helium balloon with a volume of 2.4 L contains 0.10 moles of gas at 25 degrees C and 1 atm of pressure. The balloon leaks 0.02 moles of gas until someone manages to seal the hole. What is the new volume of the balloon?

Temperatures and Pressures for Gas Laws

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application of ideal gas law

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Gas - A 255 mL round bottom flask is weighted

A 255 mL round bottom flask is weighted and found to have a mass of 114.85g. A few milliliters of an easily vaporized liquid are added to the flask and the flask is immersed in a boiling water bath. All of the liquid vaporizes at the boiling point of water, filling the flask with vapor at 101,325 Pa. When all the liquid has vapo

Determine Formula

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Determining Oxygen Produced by Decomposition

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Partial Pressure and Total Pressure

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General Chemistry

(Problem 1) A person accidentally swallows a drop of liquid oxygen, O2(l), which has a density of 1.149 g/mL. Assuming the drop has a volume of 0.050 mL, what volume of gas will be produced in the person's stomach at body temperature (37 C) and a pressure of 1.0 atm? (Problem 2 ) The density of N2O at 1.53 atm and 45.2 degree

Celsius and External Pressure

What is the celsius temperature of 100.0g of chlorine gas in a 40.0L container at 800mm Hg? Calculate the work, w, done on the surroundings when a gas expands from 15L to 35L against a constant external pressure of 1.5 atm.[1L=101J].

Ideal Gas Law of Hydrogen

How do I determine liters of hydrogen gas collected over water at 18 C and 725 mmHg when 0.79 g lithium reacts with water? (Aqueous lithium hydroxide also forms).

Volume of a Balloon

Weather balloon is filled with 4.0 liters of helium at 27 degree C and 1.0atm. What volume does the balloon have when it has risen to a point in the atmosphere where the pressure is 200 Torr and the temperature is minus -45 degree C?

Grams of oxygen are required to fill a chamber

How many grams of oxygen are required to fill a 3.00 x 10 to the 3rd power, liter chamber at a pressure of 250 cm Hg and 68 degree F? If the same quantity of oxygen was pumped back into a gas cylinder at a pressure of 200atm. and at 75K, what would be the volume be?

The Apparent Molecular Weight of Air

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Final volume of the helium balloon

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