(CN)2 (g) + 7 F2 (g) → 2 CF4 (g) + 2 NF3 (g)
2 14 7 14
= 2.3063 mol CF4
Cyanogen, (CN)2, has been observed in the atmosphere of Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, and in the gases of interstellar nebulas.On Earth, it is used as a welding gas and a fumigant. In its reaction with fluorine gas, carbon tetrafluoride and nitrogen trifluoride gases are produced. What mass (g) of carbon tetrafluoride forms when 60.0 g of each reactant is used?
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