Problem: Sodium peroxide (Na2O2) is often used in self-contained breathing devices, such as those used in fire emergencies, because it reacts with exhaled CO2 to form Na2CO3 and O2. How many liters of respired air can react with 80.0 g of Na2O2 if each liter of respired air contains 0.0720 g of CO2?

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Sodium peroxide (Na2O2) is often used in self-contained breathing devices, such as those used in fire emergencies, because it reacts with exhaled CO2 to form Na2CO3 and O2. How many liters of respired air can react with 80.0 g of Na2O2 if each liter of respired air contains 0.0720 g of CO2?

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