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A gas was found to have a densitiy of .08747 mg/ml at 17.0 degree C and a pressure of 76o torr. What is its molecular mass? What type of gas most likely is this?

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Calculating the molar mass of a gas.


We can work with the ideal gas law equation, PV = nRT.

760 torr = 1 atm
17.0 C = 290 K

How much volume of the gas do ...

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The solution provides explanations on how to determine molecular mass, and thus determine what type of gas it is.