Problem: How many moles of nitrogen are formed when 25.0 g of KNO3 decomposes according to the following reaction? The molar mass of KNO3 is 101.1 g/mol. 4 KNO3(s) → 2 K2O(s) + 2 N2(g) + 5 O2(g)

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Given reaction: 4 KNO3(s) → 2 K2O(s) + 2 N2(g) + 5 O2(g)

Molar mass of KNO3 = 101.1 g/mol


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How many moles of nitrogen are formed when 25.0 g of KNO3 decomposes according to the following reaction? The molar mass of KNO3 is 101.1 g/mol. 

4 KNO3(s) → 2 K2O(s) + 2 N2(g) + 5 O2(g)

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