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anonymous

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Air is about 78.0% nitrogen molecules and 21.0% oxygen molecules. Several other gases make up the remaining 1% of air molecules. Part A What is the partial pressure of nitrogen in air at atmospheric pressure (1 atm)? Assume ideal behavior. Express your answer numerically in atmospheres.

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  1. anonymous
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    Please help!

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    the answer may be 0.78 atm

  3. JFraser
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    Dalton's Law of Partial Pressure: the pressure exerted by a mixture of gases is equal to the sum of the partial pressures of its components, and the partial pressures are in the same proportions as the nubmer of molecules.

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