# Problem: In the body, the amino acid glycine, C2H5NO2, reacts according to the following equation:2 C2H5NO2(aq) + 3 O2(g)⟶ 3 CO2(g) + 3 H2O(l) + CH4N2O(aq) (Urea)Part A. How many grams of O2 are needed to react with 15.5 g of glycine?Express your answer with the appropriate units.

###### FREE Expert Solution

Molar mass O2:

2 O x 16 g/mol = 32 g/mol

Molar mass C2H5NO2:

2 C x   12.01 g/mol = 24.02 g/mol

5 H x   1.01 g/mol = 5.05 g/mol

1 N x   14.01 g/mol = 14.01 g/mol

2 O x 16 g/mol = 32 g/mol
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Molar mass C2H5NO= 75.07 g/mol

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In the body, the amino acid glycine, C2H5NO2, reacts according to the following equation:

2 C2H5NO2(aq) + 3 O2(g)⟶ 3 CO2(g) + 3 H2O(l) + CH4N2O(aq) (Urea)

Part A. How many grams of O2 are needed to react with 15.5 g of glycine?

Express your answer with the appropriate units.

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