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Problem: Acetic acid will react with oxygen gas to form carbon dioxide and water according to the following equation:CH3COOH (l) + 2 O2(g) → 2 CO2(g) + 2 H2O(l)If 40.0 L of oxygen gas are added at 310 K and 0.960 atm to an aqueous solution containing 250 mL of 0.20 M acetic acid, determine A) the number of moles of CO2 generated (6 points), B) the mass of CO2 generated (3 points), C) which is the limiting reagent (2 points), D) the number of moles of the limiting reagent (3 points) and E) the volume of CO2 gas produced (3 points).

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Acetic acid will react with oxygen gas to form carbon dioxide and water according to the following equation:

CH3COOH (l) + 2 O2(g) → 2 CO2(g) + 2 H2O(l)

If 40.0 L of oxygen gas are added at 310 K and 0.960 atm to an aqueous solution containing 250 mL of 0.20 M acetic acid, determine A) the number of moles of CO2 generated (6 points), B) the mass of CO2 generated (3 points), C) which is the limiting reagent (2 points), D) the number of moles of the limiting reagent (3 points) and E) the volume of CO2 gas produced (3 points).

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