Chemistry B: Unit 2 (C4,C5,C6) - Gas Volumes

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Chemistry, Module 5: How much? 

Gas Volumes

A gas is a substance which cannot be held, the particles in a gas are full of energy and have plenty of room to move around in.

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So, if a gas cannot be held... how on earth do we measure it? 

  • A gas syringe 

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  • A burette 

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  • A measuring cylinder 

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  • A mass balance
    A pair of weighing scales that shows the drop in mass
     

Some reactions give off poisonous chemicals and therefore should be carried out in a fume cupboard. 

Okay so... we…

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