Diffusion and Effusion: Graham's Law


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Dana has placed a few drops of food coloring in a mixture of water and vinegar to dye hard-boiled eggs with her daughter in preparation for Easter. The food coloring changing the color of the water is an example of _____.

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1. Mark has unknowingly driven over a very large nail when exiting his work parking lot. He has a long commute home, and by the time he arrives he will have a flat tire. The air that is slowly escaping from the hole in his tire is an example of _____.

2. If carbon dioxide molecules effuse at an average rate of 5 mol/s, at what rate would diatomic hydrogen molecules effuse in the exact same conditions?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Diffusion and effusion are important when it comes to the movement of different gases. The following quiz and worksheet combo will check your knowledge of Graham's Law for diffusion and effusion.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Some topics you will be tested on during these assessments include:

  • What a leaking bicycle tire is an example of
  • The gas that travels faster at a constant temperature and pressure
  • Methane
  • Th velocity of oxygen

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the speed of carbon dioxide and hydrogen at a constant temperature and pressure
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the diffusion rate of a compound
  • Problem solving- use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems that ask you to find the molar mass of a compound based on its effusion rate

Additional Learning

You can read the lesson entitled Diffusion and Effusion: Graham's Law to get more details on how this chemistry principle. In the lesson, you'll be exposed to information which will help you:

  • Describe kinetic molecular theory
  • Differentiate between diffusion and effusion
  • Explore the relationship between diffusion and effusion in Graham's Law