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A tank for compressed gas has a maximum safe pressure limit of 850 kPa. The pressure gauge reads 425 kPa when the temperature is 28°C.

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What is the highest temperature in degrees Celsius the tank can withstand safely?
asked Aug 23, 2015 in Chemistry by frang (1,700 points)

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P1/T1=P2/T2     148.5kPa/296K=X/571K     425X/425=255850/425       X=602K

602K-273= 329C


answered Apr 11, 2016 by anonymous