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Gay-Lussac's Law of Gaseous Volumes

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    This law, formulated by Gay Lussac, states that, "the ratio between the volumes of gaseous reactants and products can be expressed in simple whole numbers."

    For example, in the following reaction, the ratio of volumes of hydrogen, chlorine, and hydrogen chloride is 1:1:2 (a simple ratio):

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    Contributors and Attributions

    Binod Shrestha (University of Lorraine)


    Gay-Lussac's Law of Gaseous Volumes is shared under a not declared license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by LibreTexts.

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