Explore BrainMass
Share

Oxygen Consumption Proportion to Natural Gas Burned

This content was STOLEN from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the solution, here!

nt of natural gas burned is proportional to the amount of oxygen consumed. if 24.0 kg of oxygen is consumed in burning 15.0 kg of natural gas, how much air, which is 23.2% oxygen by weight, is consumed to burn 50.0 kg of natural gas?
a. 80.0 kg b. 345 kg c. 31.3 kg d. 135 kg

© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com September 19, 2018, 8:45 pm ad1c9bdddf - https://brainmass.com/chemistry/physical-chemistry/oxygen-consumption-proportion-natural-gas-burned-22055

Solution Preview

B
Suppose y is the amount of gas and x is the amount of oxygen. ...

Solution Summary

The amount of natural gas burned is proportional to the amount of oxygen consumed. How much air is consumed to burn 50 kg of natural gas?

$2.19