Partial pressure

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Jorja De Jesus 2C
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Partial pressure

Postby Jorja De Jesus 2C » Sat Jan 11, 2020 10:47 pm

Is there a difference between partial pressure and just pressure?

Jacey Yang 1F
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Re: Partial pressure

Postby Jacey Yang 1F » Sun Jan 12, 2020 12:46 am

The total pressure is the sum of the partial pressures of each gas in a mixture.

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Re: Partial pressure

Postby VPatankar_2L » Sun Jan 12, 2020 12:50 am

The partial pressure refers to the pressure of a gas that could be calculated if it were alone in a container of the same volume and at the same temperature as the original mixture.

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Re: Partial pressure

Postby VioletKo3F » Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:16 am

In a mixture of gas, each gas is responsible for a partial pressure. In comparison, the total pressure is just the sum of these partial pressures.

Norman Dis4C
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Re: Partial pressure

Postby Norman Dis4C » Sun Jan 12, 2020 12:07 pm

Total pressure is the sum of all gas's partial pressure. Since we only have to solve for the gas used in the reaction, we use the partial pressure instead.


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