Learn how to solve problems like this one with our expert tutor.

Problem: Nitrogen and hydrogen gases react to form ammonia gas via the following reaction:N2(g) + 3H2(g) → 2NH3(g)At a certain temperature and pressure, 1.6 L of N2 reacts with 4.8 L of H2.If all the N2 and H2 are consumed, what volume of NH3, at the same temperature and pressure, will be produced?

🤓 Based on our data, we think this question is relevant for Professor Pontius' class at PSU.

FREE Expert Solution

We are asked to calculate the volume of NH3, at the same temperature and pressure.


Since all are gases and the temperature and pressure conditions are the same, we can use the volumes as if it were moles for stoichiometry. 

We do this because we are not given the pressure so we can't calculate moles and it is mathematically correct when ideal gas law is used. 


View Complete Written Solution
Problem Details

Nitrogen and hydrogen gases react to form ammonia gas via the following reaction:

N2(g) + 3H2(g) → 2NH3(g)

At a certain temperature and pressure, 1.6 L of N2 reacts with 4.8 L of H2.


If all the N2 and H2 are consumed, what volume of NH3, at the same temperature and pressure, will be produced?

Frequently Asked Questions

What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?

Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Gas Stoichiometry concept. If you need more Gas Stoichiometry practice, you can also practice Gas Stoichiometry practice problems.

What professor is this problem relevant for?

Based on our data, we think this problem is relevant for Professor Pontius' class at PSU.