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Hydrogen Gas and the Ideal Gas Law

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I need some help finding the volume of the hydrogen generated if the temperature at the depth of the Titanic is -1 degrees Celsius.

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This question sounds like it is a second part of a 2 part question, where the first part of the question results in a volume of hydrogen gas being produced.

Using PV = nRT you should be able to take the answer from part i and input it to solve for this part of the ...

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This solution uses the ideal gas concept to determine the volume of the hydrogen generated at depth of the Titanic with a temperature of -1 degrees Celsius. All workings and formulas are shown.

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