# Problem: Lithium reacts with nitrogen gas according to the following reaction: 6Li(s) + N2(g) → 2Li3N(s)6 m Li(s) +   N_2 (g) ightarrow 2 m Li_3N(s)What mass of lithium is required to react completely with 57.6 mL of N2 gas at STP?

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Reaction:  6Li(s) + N2(g) → 2Li3N(s)

Get mol N2:

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Lithium reacts with nitrogen gas according to the following reaction: 6Li(s) + N2(g) → 2Li3N(s)

What mass of lithium is required to react completely with 57.6 mL of N2 gas at STP?

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