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Partial Pressure of Products and Reactants

A 10.0 L tank contains nitrogen gas and chlorine gas at partial pressure of 1.00 atm each, at a temperature of 300K. The mixture is allowed to react, producing nitrogen trichloride. Calculate the partial pressures of the products and reactants.

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We need to presume that the reaction goes to completion.

The equation is N2 + 3Cl2 --> 2 NCl3

Using Avogadro's and Dalton's laws, the partial pressures can be treated as, essentially, molar ...

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This solution is provided in 150 words. It references Avogradro and Dalton's laws to calculate partial pressure through molar amounts.