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Real Gases: Using the Van der Waals Equation

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Which is considered ideal conditions?

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1. Under non-ideal conditions, why was the pressure lower using the van der Waals equation?

2. What does b represent in the van der Waals equation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will gauge your understanding of how to use the van der Waals equation. The quiz covers several topics, including non-ideal conditions and attraction between molecules.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to measure your knowledge of the following:

  • Non-ideal conditions
  • Pressure under non-ideal conditions
  • What b represents in the van der Waals equation
  • Why a and b are multiplied by n

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related chemistry lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the van der Waals equation and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the variables in the equation

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the lesson Real Gases: Using the Van der Waals Equation, which covers the following objectives:

  • Identify how real gases behave
  • Define the van der Waals equation
  • Understand how to apply the equation
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