Gas Compression

A 1 mol sample of ammonia gas (NH3) at 1 atm and 273 K is compressed to 2 atm. What is the difference in volume before and after compression?

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One Response to “Gas Compression”

  1. Yogi September 28, 2013 at 3:05 pm #

    I’m not sure this is correct. One mol of gas occupies 22.4 L at STP — 1 atm and 273.15 K, not 298 (which is the standard _state_ temperature for things like ∆Hº, ∆Sº, etc).

    The answer (I think) should be 12.2 L.

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