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Physics Sample Question: Partial Pressure and Total Pressure

One mole of nitrogen and three moles of hydrogen are injected into a container of volume 10 dm^3 at 298 K. What are the partial pressures and the total pressure? (Note: "^" means "to the exponent".)

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To calculate partial pressures, assume that each component gas and the mixture of gases behave as ideal gases.

Dalton's law of partial pressures states that the pressure exerted by ...