partial pressure

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005199302
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partial pressure

Postby 005199302 » Tue Jan 15, 2019 1:47 pm

Do we treat a change in partial pressure the same way we would a change in molar concentrations?

Fiona Jackson 1D
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Re: partial pressure

Postby Fiona Jackson 1D » Tue Jan 15, 2019 1:57 pm

Hi! Yes you do when dealing with Kp because the value of Kp will not change with pressure changes, but it can be used to calculate partial pressures.

Miriam Sheetz 2B
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Re: partial pressure

Postby Miriam Sheetz 2B » Tue Jan 15, 2019 8:38 pm

Just like Fiona said, K for gases and aqueous solutions are calculated the same way, just different units are used. Molarity for concentration, and generally bar for partial pressure.


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