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A level book question. Please solve for me

(a) Assuming air to be an ideal gas, calculate the number of moles of air left in a scuba diver's tank if it has a volume of
12 litres and, when in 15 water, the pressure is 10^7 Pa.
(b) What would be the new rms speed of the molecules in the scuba tank when it is immersed in water so its temperature becomes 12°C?

the answer to the first question is 100.3 mol.
but i cant calculate the answer to the second one..........
(edited 1 month ago)
Reply 1
You need to use P=⅓. Mc^2/v
Original post by Silver S
(a) Assuming air to be an ideal gas, calculate the number of moles of air left in a scuba diver's tank if it has a volume of
12 litres and, when in 15 water, the pressure is 10^7 Pa.
(b) What would be the new rms speed of the molecules in the scuba tank when it is immersed in water so its temperature becomes 12°C?

the answer to the first question is 100.3 mol.
but i cant calculate the answer to the second one..........


You can use
vrms=3RTM v_{rms} = \sqrt{\dfrac{3RT}{M}}

where M is the molar mass in kilograms per mole.
Reply 3
Original post by Eimmanuel
You can use
vrms=3RTM v_{rms} = \sqrt{\dfrac{3RT}{M}}
where M is the molar mass in kilograms per mole.

thank you, i finally got it right

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