What Is Partial Pressure?

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In a mixture of gases, partial pressure is the pressure that each gas would have if it was left to occupy volume on its own. The total pressure of a mixture of gasses entails adding the partial pressures of the gases.
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partial pressure
NOUN [PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY]
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the pressure that a gas in a mixture of gases would exert if it occupied the same volume as the mixture at the same temperature.
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Partial pressure comes from the mixture of different gases, the gases will each have its own partial pressure. If the gas was not mixed it would still have its own partial pressure.You
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n. The pressure that one component of a mixture of gases would exert if it were alone in a container.
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