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Gas Constant

When do you use 0.08206 l atm versus 8.345 l atm? Can you tell me how you decipher when to use one or the other generally?

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You are referring to the units of the gas constant, R.

R may be expressed in a number of different ways. You choose which one you wish to use depending on the units in the rest of the problem.

These are your choices:

0.08206 ...

Solution Summary

This solution is provided in 168 words. It discusses the different version of the gas constant and in which situations each can be best applied to.

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