Henry’s law

#) Henry’s law: Henry’s law is one of the gas laws formulated by William Henry in 1803. It states:

{+} “At a constant temperature, the amount of a given gas that dissolves in a given type and volume of liquid is directly proportional to the partial pressure of that gas in equilibrium with that liquid.”

{+} An equivalent way of stating the law is that the solubility of a gas in a liquid is directly proportional to the partial pressure of the gas above the liquid.

{+} An everyday example of Henry’s law is given by carbonated soft drinks

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