A cylinder fitted with a movable and air tight piston contains a few drops of water and nitrogen gas at a pressure of `7

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Q 1148101003.     A cylinder fitted with a movable and air tight piston contains a few drops of water and nitrogen gas at a pressure of `760` torr. If the piston is moved forward and volume is reduced to half of its initial volume while keeping temperature constant, the resulting pressure of the system would be: (neglect the volume occupied by water; aqueous tension at the given temperature is `20` torr)
A

`1500` torr

B

`1420` torr

C

`1580` torr

D

`1640` torr

HINT

Use formula: `(P_1V_1)=(P_2V_2)`

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