empty soda can
height of can __________ in.
area of can (from d & h)
of can (from d & h)
3. pressure of room __________ mmHg
4. mass of empty can
of can full of water
a. Calculate the total force on
the outside of the can, in pounds.
(this is the force that crushed the can!)
b. What was the cloud coming out
of the top of the can?
c. Why won’t reheating the can
cause it to re-inflate?
d. Mass of water in can
e. Volume of can (from water, in
“d”) __________ mL
f. Volume of can in in3
(1 in. = 25.4 mm; 1 mL = 1 mm3)
g. Assume the volume you calculated
in “f.” is the “correct” volume.
Calculate the percent error in the volume you calculated in #2?
[Air Pressure & Soda Cans score sheet][MHS Chem page]