: 2NaN3(s) → 2Na(s) + 3N2(g) Calculate the amount, in moles, of nitrogen gas produced by the decomposition of 2.52 mol of NaN3(s).?

Air bags in cars inflate when sodium azide decomposes to form sodium and nitrogen:

2NaN3(s) → 2Na(s) + 3N2(g)

Calculate the amount, in moles, of nitrogen gas produced by the decomposition of 2.52

mol of NaN3(s).

A. 1.68

B. 2.52

C. 3.78

D. 7.56

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  • 6 months ago
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    (2.52 mol NaN3) x (3 mol N2 / 2 mol NaN3) = 3.78 mol

    So answer C.

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