Problem: Nitrogen monoxide and oxygen react to form nitrogen dioxide. Consider the mixture of NO and O2 shown in the accompanying diagram. The blue spheres represent N, and the red ones represent O.If the actual yield of the reaction was 75% instead of 100%, how many molecules of O2 would be present after the reaction was over?

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The chemical equation of the reaction is

2 NO(g) + O2(g)  2 NO2(g)



For NO,

  • Given: 8 molecules NO
  • Convert molecules NO to mol NO
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Nitrogen monoxide and oxygen react to form nitrogen dioxide. Consider the mixture of NO and O2 shown in the accompanying diagram. The blue spheres represent N, and the red ones represent O.

5 O2 and 8 OH molecules.

If the actual yield of the reaction was 75% instead of 100%, how many molecules of O2 would be present after the reaction was over?

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