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 3 years ago
In the combustion of hydrogen gas, hydrogen reacts with oxygen from the air to form water vapor.
Hydrogen+Oxygen>Water
If you burn 39.7 g of hydrogen and produce 355g of water, how much oxygen reacted?
 3 years ago
In the combustion of hydrogen gas, hydrogen reacts with oxygen from the air to form water vapor. Hydrogen+Oxygen>Water If you burn 39.7 g of hydrogen and produce 355g of water, how much oxygen reacted?

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amorable
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I started my problem by writing a balanced equation of the reaction but now I haven't the slightest idea of what to do with it. 2H2+O2>2H20

eashmore
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0How many moles are in 39.7 g of Hydrogen? How many moles of hydrogen are in 355 g of water? How many moles of water are in 355 g of water? We need these three values to determine if the combustion process is stoichiometric.

amorable
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0How would I figure the moles H/355g H20?

jimmyrep
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1isn't simply a matter of 355  39.7 g oxygen

jimmyrep
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1355 g of water = 355/18 moles

eashmore
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Did you figure out the number of moles of hydrogen and water?

BlingBlong
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Hydrogen+Oxygen>Water If you burn 39.7 g of hydrogen and produce 355g of water, how much oxygen reacted? so you have 355 grams of water in the end or the process Find the g/mol of H2O 355g H2O *(Oxygen g/mol/H2O g/mol) = grams of oxygen you reacted

BlingBlong
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0To find the g/mol of H2O simply (hydrogen g/mol)*2 + (g/mol of oxygen) = H2O g/mol

BlingBlong
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0355g H2O *(15.9994 g/mol/18.0153 g/mol) = 315.28 grams

BlingBlong
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0of Oxygen were reacted theoretically of course assuming all the oxygen was pushed forward to water.

BlingBlong
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if you look at the formula you will notice the g/mol cross out and the H2O and the H2O cross out so all you are left with is Oxygen and grams

BlingBlong
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0jimmy rep your answer is just as good as mine but what i have provided her is much more universal for dealing with problems like this that are a little more complex but yeah.

amorable
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It's helping but I'm getting confused. I know that there's 39.7mol H per 39.7g H You said to do 39.7g*2=79.4 79.4+(g/mol of oxygen) = H2O g/mol Now I'm just guessing 79.4+16=95.4 Sorry guys it's been a few years since I've done chemistry

jimmyrep
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1from equation and using approximate moles of reactants 2 H2 = 4 (4*1) 02 = 32 (2*16) 2 H20 = 36 (4+32) ratio 1:8:9 39.7 g of hydrogen reacts with 8*39.7 g oxygen giving 9* 39.7 g water

amorable
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay, now I get it. At first I solved it the same as Jimmy because of the Law of Conservation of Mass but I figured I should learn the proper way. Thank you to all who helped!!
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