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Problem: Nitrogen monoxide is produced by combustion in an automobile engine. For the following reaction, 0.250 moles of nitrogen monoxide are mixed with 0.514 moles of oxygen gas nitrogen monoxide (g) + oxygen (g) → nitrogen dioxide (g) What is the FORMULA for the limiting regent? What is the maximum amount of nitrogen dioxide that can be formed?

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Nitrogen monoxide is produced by combustion in an automobile engine. For the following reaction, 0.250 moles of nitrogen monoxide are mixed with 0.514 moles of oxygen gas 

nitrogen monoxide (g) + oxygen (g) → nitrogen dioxide (g) 

What is the FORMULA for the limiting regent? 

What is the maximum amount of nitrogen dioxide that can be formed?

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