closed-end manometer

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Bailey BrownBailey Brown Staff asked 4 years ago

A closed-end manometer was attached to a vessel containing argon. The difference in the mercury levels in the two arms of the manometer was 12.2 cm. Atmospheric pressure was 783 mm Hg. The pressure of the argon in the container was __________ mm Hg.

A) 122
B) 661
C) 771
D) 795
E) 882

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Selena TateSelena Tate Staff answered 4 years ago

A closed-end manometer was attached to a vessel containing argon. The difference in the mercury levels in the two arms of the manometer was 12.2 cm. Atmospheric pressure was 783 mm Hg. The pressure of the argon in the container was __________ mm Hg.
Solution:
122