If the partial pressure of the diatomic gas is 0.810 atm, what is the total pressure?

If the partial pressure of the diatomic gas is 0.810 atm, what is the total pressure?

Now, it shows a picture of 3 gases, and it says count the INDEPENDENT particles. So:

5 orange

6 blue

3 green (but it was a green and green connected, but I thought since it meant independent, it would be 3 rather than 6!)

I need help :(

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Consider a particle to be

a single unconnected ball

2 balls together count as a single particle (these are the diatomic particles.)

3 balls together count as a single particle.

Using those definition of particles

count the total number of particles = T

count the total number of diatomic particles = D

Total pressure = 0.810atm x [T/D]

Or you could think about it like

0.810atm / D = the pressure per particle.

pressure per particle x # particles = total pressure.

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