Gaseous methaneCH4will react with gaseous oxygenO2to produce gaseous carbon dioxideCO2and gaseous waterH2OSuppose 8.34 g of methane is mixed with 52. g of oxygen. Calculate the minimum mass of methane that could be left over by the chemical reaction. Be sure your answer has the correct number of significant digits.

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Gaseous methane

CH4

will react with gaseous oxygen

O2

to produce gaseous carbon dioxide

CO2

and gaseous water

H2O

Suppose 8.34 g of methane is mixed with 52. g of oxygen. Calculate the minimum mass of methane that could be left over by the chemical reaction. Be sure your answer has the correct number of significant digits.

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CH, + 20, >со, +2H,0 CH4 Mass CH4 Molar mass 8.34 g CH4 Moles 16.04 g/mol = 0.52 moles О, Mass O2 Molar mass 52 g 32 g/mol O2 Moles = = 1.625 moles

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