Problem: What is the mole fraction of O2 in a mixture of 15.1 g of O2, 8.18 g of N2, and 2.47 g of H2?

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  • Mole fraction can be calculated as:

  • Calculate for the moles of each gas using the given mass and their MM. Mole fraction of O2 will appear as:

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What is the mole fraction of O2 in a mixture of 15.1 g of O2, 8.18 g of N2, and 2.47 g of H2?

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