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Chapter 11, Problem 44E
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A scuba diver carries a 1.5-L sealed plastic bottle from the surface, where the pressure is 1.0 atm, to a depth of 90 ft, where the pressure is 3.7 atm. The bottle compresses to what final volume?

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The final volume of the plastic bottle under given pressure, is to be calculated.

Concept Introduction:

According to the Boyle’s law, the pressure of a given mass of an ideal gas is in inverse proportionality with its volume at a constant temperature and is written as follows:

p1V

P1P2=V2V1

Here, P1 is the initial pressure of the ideal gas, P2 is the final pressure of the ideal gas, V1 is the initial volume of the ideal gas and V2 is the final volume of the ideal gas.

Explanation of Solution

The volume of the plastic bottle is calculated as follows:

According to Boyle’s law at a constant temperature,

P1P2=V2V1

Substitute the values in the above equation:

P1V1P2=V2

1

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