Problem: How many moles of NH3 can be produced from 15.0 mol of H2 and excess N2? Express your answer numerically in moles. 

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We’re being asked to calculate the moles of NH3 produced by the reaction of 15.0 mol H2 and excess N2


For this problem, we need to do the following steps:

Step 1: Write and balance a chemical equation for the given reaction.

Step 2: Calculate the moles of NH3 produced.



Step 1: From the problem, the given reaction is:

N2 + H2 → NH3


This equation is not yet balanced. To balance it, we have to make sure that the number of elements on both sides is equal.


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How many moles of NH3 can be produced from 15.0 mol of H2 and excess N2? Express your answer numerically in moles. 

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