# A 2.0 liter balloon at a temperature of 25°C contains 0.1 mol of oxygen and 0.4 mol of nitrogen, what is the partial pressure of nitrogen?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 8, 2016

Approx.

#### Explanation:

Dalton's law of partial pressures states that in a gaseous mixture, the pressure exerted by a component is the same as the pressure it would exert if it ALONE ooccupied the container. The total pressure, is the sum of the partial pressures.

So given this, I merely have to solve the Ideal Gas equation:

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