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anonymous
 one year ago
The molecular weight of carbon dioxide, CO2, is 44.00 amu, and the molecular weight of nitrous dioxide, NO2, is 46.01 amu, so NO2 diffuses________CO2.
anonymous
 one year ago
The molecular weight of carbon dioxide, CO2, is 44.00 amu, and the molecular weight of nitrous dioxide, NO2, is 46.01 amu, so NO2 diffuses________CO2.

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0less than CO2 it is a little bit heavier than CO2 then moves slower at the same temperature. Assuming they both are in the same conditions and they have the same energy

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@MacKenzieRanee Hello, welcome to Open study... Well to answer this I need something which you may know, but to help me spot the answer together.. How much amount do u think CO2 and NO2 Diffuses ?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Graham's law states that the rate of effusion or of diffusion of a gas is inversely proportional to the square root of its molecular weight. Thus, if the molecular weight of one gas is four times that of another, it would diffuse through a porous plug or escape through a small pinhole in a vessel at half the rate of the other (heavier gases diffuse more slowly). A complete theoretical explanation of Graham's law was provided years later by the kinetic theory of gases. Graham's law provides a basis for separating isotopes by diffusion — a method that came to play a crucial role in the development of the atomic bomb.
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