A 8.00 L tank at 22.3 oC is filled with 11.8 g of boron trifluoride gas and 8.41 g of chlorine pentafluoride gas. You can assume both gases behave as ideal gaseunder these conditions.Calculate the partial pressure of each gas, and the total presstire in the tank. Be sure your answers have the correct number of significant digits.boron trifluoridepartial pressure:atmchlorine pentafluoridepartial pressure:?XatmTotal pressure in tank:atmSubmilt AssignneContinueMacBook ProF10DWF7F6O00O00FA

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Asked Oct 25, 2019
A 8.00 L tank at 22.3 oC is filled with 11.8 g of boron trifluoride gas and 8.41 g of chlorine pentafluoride gas. You can assume both gases behave as ideal gase
under these conditions.
Calculate the partial pressure of each gas, and the total presstire in the tank. Be sure your answers have the correct number of significant digits.
boron trifluoride
partial pressure:
atm
chlorine pentafluoride
partial pressure:
?
X
atm
Total pressure in tank:
atm
Submilt Assignne
Continue
MacBook Pro
F10
DW
F7
F6
O00
O00
FA
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A 8.00 L tank at 22.3 oC is filled with 11.8 g of boron trifluoride gas and 8.41 g of chlorine pentafluoride gas. You can assume both gases behave as ideal gase under these conditions. Calculate the partial pressure of each gas, and the total presstire in the tank. Be sure your answers have the correct number of significant digits. boron trifluoride partial pressure: atm chlorine pentafluoride partial pressure: ? X atm Total pressure in tank: atm Submilt Assignne Continue MacBook Pro F10 DW F7 F6 O00 O00 FA

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Step 1

The number of moles of BF3 (n1) is calculated using equation (1) in which m is the mass of gas, n is the number of moles, and M is the molar mass of gas.

т
п3
М
(1)
11.8 g
п
67.82 g/mol
0.174 mol
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т п3 М (1) 11.8 g п 67.82 g/mol 0.174 mol

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Step 2

The number of moles of ClF5 (n2) is calculated using equation (1) as follows:

8.41 g
п,
130.445 g/mol
= 0.0645 mol
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8.41 g п, 130.445 g/mol = 0.0645 mol

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Step 3

The total number of moles of gas (nT) is calc...

(2)
пт 3 п +n,
0.174 mol 0.0645 mol
=0.238 mol
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(2) пт 3 п +n, 0.174 mol 0.0645 mol =0.238 mol

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