# Problem: A mixture of 34.0 g of ammonia and 40.0 g of oxygen gas reacts according to the equation 4 NH3 + 3 O2      →      2 N2 + 6 H2O Under these conditions, how many grams of H2O would be produced? a) 40.2 b) 53.6 c) 51.1 d) 45.0 e) none of the given answers is close i.e. within 5% of the correct answer

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A mixture of 34.0 g of ammonia and 40.0 g of oxygen gas reacts according to the equation

4 NH3 + 3 O2      →      2 N2 + 6 H2O

Under these conditions, how many grams of H2O would be produced?

a) 40.2

b) 53.6

c) 51.1

d) 45.0

e) none of the given answers is close i.e. within 5% of the correct answer

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