Answer to Question #168659 in General Chemistry for Dawson

Question #168659

Ammonium nitrate, a common fertilizer, is used as an explosive in fireworks and by terrorists. It was the material used in the tragic explosion at the Oklahoma City federal building in 1995. How many liters of gas at 307°C and 1.00 atm are formed by the explosive decomposition of 17.1 kg of ammonium nitrate to nitrogen, oxygen, and water vapor? Do not answer in scientific notation.

The answer is not 10309.94 L

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Expert's answer
2021-03-08T06:10:24-0500

NH4NO3=N2+0,5O2+2H2O nsum=1,5n(NH4NO3) pV=nsumRT V=15259 l


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