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#### cloudy1290

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##### How to calculate Water and N2 is mixed together
« on: June 22, 2019, 08:15:48 AM »
Water and N2 is mixed together in a container, dissolved amount of N2 is negligible (the container is  lid by a piston).

1. Initially, total pressure (N2+water) inside container and vapour pressure of H2O are given. Find partial pressure of N2

2. Later, press down the container to reduce its volume, then find new pressure at constant T

Do I have to use Raoult's law? or it's just Total Pressure = Partial Pressure of N2 + vapour pressure of H2O

For 2nd; P(of total, before pressing)V(before pressing) = P(after pressing)V(after pressing)

are these methods correct?
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#### cloudy1290

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##### Re: How to calculate Water and N2 is mixed together
« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2019, 01:49:26 PM »
For 1, just got that Total pressure = Partial pressure of N2 + vapour pressure of H2O

But still have no idea for 2

#### mjc123

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##### Re: How to calculate Water and N2 is mixed together
« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2019, 05:25:11 AM »
How does the pressure of nitrogen vary with the volume at constant T?
How does the vapour pressure of water vary with the volume at constant T?