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Chemistry & Chemical Reactivity

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John C. Kotz + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337399074

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Chemistry & Chemical Reactivity

10th Edition
John C. Kotz + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337399074
Textbook Problem

A 0.20 mol sample of magnesium burns in air to form 0.20 mol of solid MgO. What amount (moles) of oxygen (O2) is required for a complete reaction?

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The moles of oxygen required to complete the given reaction should be identified.

Concept Introduction:

The number of moles can be calculated as follows,

  Moles = MassMolar mass

Explanation

The equation is given below,

  

2 moles of magnesium is reacts with one mole of oxygen which gives the two moles of magnesium oxide.

0.20 moles of magnesium yields 0.20 moles of magnesium oxide...

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