Problem: When 35.6 L of ammonia and 40.5 L of oxygen gas at STP burn, nitrogen monoxide and water form. After the products return to STP, how many grams of nitrogen monoxide are present?          NH 3(g) + O2(g) ⟶NO(g) + H2O(l)     [unbalanced]

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In order to find the mass of the NO, we need to find the limiting reactant of this reaction.

But first we need to balance the given reaction: 

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When 35.6 L of ammonia and 40.5 L of oxygen gas at STP burn, nitrogen monoxide and water form. After the products return to STP, how many grams of nitrogen monoxide are present?

          NH 3(g) + O2(g) ⟶NO(g) + H2O(l)     [unbalanced]

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