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What is the right equation for reactants if the product is MO (oxide of a metal)?
M + O2 = MO or M2 + O2 = MO

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Re: What is the right equation for reactants if the product is MO?
« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2018, 04:49:52 AM »
Neither nor. It is like to calculate fractions in mathematics, You have M and you have O2 . How many M you need to get MO and how many of it you get?

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Re: What is the right equation for reactants if the product is MO?
« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2018, 05:37:58 AM »
Neither nor. It is like to calculate fractions in mathematics, You have M and you have O2 . How many M you need to get MO and how many of it you get?
I need 1 mole of M to get MO.
I have 1 mole of M.

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Re: What is the right equation for reactants if the product is MO?
« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2018, 05:40:33 AM »
But you have 1 mole O2. So how many mole M you need and how many mole MO you get? Or other way around, if you only have 1 mole M, how many moles O2 you need.

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Re: What is the right equation for reactants if the product is MO?
« Reply #4 on: August 23, 2018, 12:18:33 PM »
But you have 1 mole O2. So how many mole M you need and how many mole MO you get? Or other way around, if you only have 1 mole M, how many moles O2 you need.
I need 1 mole of M
I have 1 mole of MO because the coefficient is 1 before MO. So I have a mole of MO

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Re: What is the right equation for reactants if the product is MO?
« Reply #5 on: August 23, 2018, 02:08:09 PM »
Please write the correct equation.

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Re: What is the right equation for reactants if the product is MO?
« Reply #6 on: August 23, 2018, 09:57:12 PM »
Please write the correct equation.
2M + O2 = 2MO

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Re: What is the right equation for reactants if the product is MO?
« Reply #7 on: August 24, 2018, 07:47:40 AM »
If you have only one mole M then it is.

M + 0.5 O2 => MO 

The other half mole O2 will be left.

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Re: What is the right equation for reactants if the product is MO?
« Reply #8 on: August 24, 2018, 10:45:22 AM »
Please write the correct equation.
2M + O2 = 2MO

Finally, yes this is correct but as everyone has been trying to point out to you this is 2 moles of metal M reacting with one mole of diatomic oxygen O2 giving 2 moles of metal oxide MO.

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Re: What is the right equation for reactants if the product is MO?
« Reply #9 on: August 24, 2018, 01:11:21 PM »
Please write the correct equation.
2M + O2 = 2MO

Finally, yes this is correct but as everyone has been trying to point out to you this is 2 moles of metal M reacting with one mole of diatomic oxygen O2 giving 2 moles of metal oxide MO.
You mean 1 mole of diatomic oxygen = 2 moles of monoatomic oxygen? Could you simplify this point, please?

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Re: What is the right equation for reactants if the product is MO?
« Reply #10 on: August 24, 2018, 02:58:59 PM »
Yes it is, but this was not the point.

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Re: What is the right equation for reactants if the product is MO?
« Reply #11 on: August 25, 2018, 01:31:11 AM »
Yes it is, but this was not the point.
Could you explain please what you mean by 'Yes it is, but this was not the point'?

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Re: What is the right equation for reactants if the product is MO?
« Reply #12 on: August 25, 2018, 11:00:18 AM »
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You mean 1 mole of diatomic oxygen = 2 moles of monoatomic oxygen?


Yes it is.  But in this discussion is was not the point.

If you have 1 mole M and 1 mole O2 and you get 1 mole MO,

then the equation is M + 0.5 O2  :rarrow: MO

the other half O2 will be left.



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How are moles of molecules vs moles of atoms related?
« Reply #13 on: August 25, 2018, 09:48:06 PM »
'Mg + 0.5 O2 = MgO"
1. Is here 1 mole of O atoms in the product = 0.5 moles of O atoms  + 0.5 moles of O atoms in the reactant?
'2Mg + O2 = 2MgO
2. is 2  moles of O atoms in the product = 1 mole of O atoms + 1 mole of O atoms = 1 mole of O2 molecules?

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Re: How are moles of molecules vs moles of atoms related?
« Reply #14 on: August 25, 2018, 10:30:42 PM »
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