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Nitroglycerin (C3H5N3O9) can decompose and is represented by the following reaction:

C3H5N3O9      6N2   +  CO2   + H2O   + O2

1. What coefficients balance the reaction?

2. How much nitrogen (in grams) forms when 500g of nitroglycerin decomposes?

3. How much nitroglycerin (in grams) decomposes if 325g CO2 forms?

4. How many molecules of water forms when 200g of nitroglycerin decomposes?

5. How much carbon dioxide forms (in grams) when 1000g of nitroglycerin decomposes?

May 29th, 2015

Solution: 

balanced chemical equation

1)  4 C3H5N3O9 --> 12 CO2 +  H20 + 6 N2 + 6 O2

2) 92.47 g N2 (see attachment)

3) Answer: 558g of nitroglycerin

4) Answer: 39.65 g of wáter

5) 581.5g

gas reaction.pdf 

May 29th, 2015

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