Problem: If a reaction occurs in the gas phase at STP, we can determine the mass of a product from the volumes of reactants. Explain.

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We are asked to explain why we can determine the mass of the product from the volume of reactants at STP.

Recall that STP means Standard Temperature and Pressure where:

P = 1 atm
T = 0°C = 273.15 K

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If a reaction occurs in the gas phase at STP, we can determine the mass of a product from the volumes of reactants. Explain.

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