1.4    Calculate the amount of carbon dioxide that could be produced when

                (ii) 1 mole of carbon is burnt in 16 g of dioxygen.

Answers (1)
D Divya Prakash Singh

When carbon is burnt in 16 g of dioxygen:

The chemical equation for this reaction is:

C_{(s)}+O_{2(g)} \rightarrow CO_{2(g)}

Here, oxygen acts as a limiting reagent as only 16g of dioxygen is available.

Hence, it will react with 0.5 mole of carbon to give 22g of carbon dioxide.