# Problem: A potential fuel for rockets is a combination of B 5H9 and O 2. The two react according to the following balanced equation:2 B5H9 (l) + 12 O 2 (g) → 5 B 2O3 (s) + 9 H2O (g)If one tank in a rocket holds 126 g B  5H9 and another tank holds 192 g O 2, what mass of water can be produced when the entire contents of each tank react together?

###### FREE Expert Solution

We’re being asked to determine the mass of water that can be produced when the entire contents of each tank react together. We are given the following balanced equation:

2 B5H9 (l) + 12 O2 (g) 5 B2O3 (s) + 9 H2O (g)

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

Step 1: Determine moles of reactant

Step 2: Determine the limiting reactant and calculate the moles of H2O formed.

Step 3: Calculate the mass of water

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###### Problem Details

A potential fuel for rockets is a combination of B 5H9 and O 2. The two react according to the following balanced equation:

2 B5H9 (l) + 12 O 2 (g) → 5 B 2O3 (s) + 9 H2O (g)

If one tank in a rocket holds 126 g B  5H9 and another tank holds 192 g O 2, what mass of water can be produced when the entire contents of each tank react together?