Problem: Ammonia (NH3) and hydrazine (N2H4) are both compounds of nitrogen and hydrogen.Based on the law of multiple proportions, how many grams of hydrogen would you expect 2.76 g of nitrogen to combine with to yield ammonia?

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Hydrogen gas will react with nitrogen to form ammonia. Before we can calculate anything we have to set up the reaction that represents this. 

First, write the unbalanced reaction then check the number of N on both sides:

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Ammonia (NH3) and hydrazine (N2H4) are both compounds of nitrogen and hydrogen.

Based on the law of multiple proportions, how many grams of hydrogen would you expect 2.76 g of nitrogen to combine with to yield ammonia?