Calculating the average number of air molecules at a specific altitude and atmospheric temperature.
At an altitude of 55.00 km, the average atmospheric temperature is essentially 0 degrees C. What is the average number of air molecules per cubic centimeter of air at this altitude?
Hint: Solve the equation for the pressure as a function of height and temperature and from this use the ideal gas equation to calculate the volume of air.© SolutionLibrary Inc. solutionlibary.com 9836dcf9d7 https://solutionlibrary.com/chemistry/environmental-chemistry/calculating-the-average-number-of-air-molecules-at-a-specific-altitude-and-atmospheric-temperature-1i2
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k = Boltzmann's constant
T = absolute temperature (temperature in kelvin)
e = is the mathematical constant e : )
This will give you the pressure, make sure that you convert to ...