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Problem: Ammonium nitrate decomposes explosively upon heating according to the balanced equation:  2 NH4NO3(s) → 2 N2(g) + O2(g) + 4 H2O(g) Calculate the total volume of gas (at 125 °C and 748 mmHg) produced by the complete decomposition of 1.55 kg of ammonium nitrate.   

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Ammonium nitrate decomposes explosively upon heating according to the balanced equation: 

2 NH4NO3(s) → 2 N2(g) + O2(g) + 4 H2O(g)

Calculate the total volume of gas (at 125 °C and 748 mmHg) produced by the complete decomposition of 1.55 kg of ammonium nitrate. 

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