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    Commercial automobile air bags use a spark to initiate the decomposition of solid sodium azide. NaN3 to nitrogen gas. How many grams of NaN3 must react to make 75.0 L of N2 at 1.oo atm?

    A. 14.6 g NaN3
    B. 129 g NaN3
    C. 1.14 x 10 TO THE POWER OF 3 g NaN3
    D. 193 g NaN3
    E. 145 g NaN3

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    Solution Preview

    Step 1: Let's write out the balanced chemical equation:

    2 NaN3 -----> 3 N2 + 2 Na

    Step 2: Think about what chemical relationship is relevant

    Remember the molar volume of an ideal gas? It ...

    Solution Summary

    The solution calculates the reaction for air bags to work.