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Limiting reagent amount estimation

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Ammonia reacts with diatomic oxygen to form nitric oxide and water vapor:
4NH3 + 5O2 > 4NO + 6H2O
When 20.0 g NH3 and 50.0 g O2 are allowed to react, which is the limiting reagent?

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A limiting reagent is one which is present in the minimum amount in the reaction and is consumed completely during the ...

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Problem helps stepwise determining and then calculating amount using limiting reagent