# What is the total pressure of a container that has #NH_3(g)# exerting a pressure of 34 torr, #N_2(g)# exerting a pressure of 225 torr, and #H_2O(g)# exerting a pressure of 55 torr?

##### 1 Answer

May 16, 2017

#### Explanation:

According to Dalton's law of partial pressures,

So the total pressure of the system is merely the partial pressures of each component added together: