Laura Alyssa G.

asked • 14d

Adipic acid, H2C6H8O4, used to produce nylon, is made commercially by reaction of Cyclohexane (C6H12) and oxygen gas (O2).

a. write the balanced chemical equation for the given reaction above.

b. is the reaction exothermic or endothermic? Explain.

c. how many grams of Adipic acid will be formed if 25.0g cyclohexane is

reacted with 15.0g oxygen gas?

d. what is the limiting reactant? the excess reactant?

e. how much is left unreacted in the chemical reaction?

f. draw a complete enthalpy profile diagram for the above chemical


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