A payload specialist at NASA needs
to estimate the total weight of the experimental equipment that will
be on board the space shuttle for an upcoming mission. Part of the
experimental equipment includes fifteen compressed tanks filled with
different gases (oxygen, nitrogen, and carbon dioxide).
The volume of the tank is 0.25
and the mass of an empty tank is 5 kg. The conditions of the gases are
summarized in the following table:
Number of Tanks
Estimate the total weight of all of the compressed tanks.
Assume the ideal gas law is applicable.
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