Problem: Ammonia ( NH3  ) and hydrazine ( N2 H4  ) are both binary compounds of nitrogen and hydrogen.Based on the law of multiple proportions, how many grams of hydrogen would you expect to combine with 2.36 g of nitrogen to yield ammonia?

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We are being asked to calculate how many grams of hydrogen would we expect to combine with 2.36 g of nitrogen to yield ammonia.

Recall that the Law of multiple proportions states that when two elements combine with each other to form more than one compound, the weights of one element that combine with a fixed weight of the other are in a ratio of small whole numbers.

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Ammonia ( NH3  ) and hydrazine ( N2 H4  ) are both binary compounds of nitrogen and hydrogen.

Based on the law of multiple proportions, how many grams of hydrogen would you expect to combine with 2.36 g of nitrogen to yield ammonia?

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