Question #12777

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Jul 1, 2015

Answer:

The answer is (A) #Ba_3N_2#.

Explanation:

The reaction between barium and nitrogen looks like this

#color(red)(3)Ba_((s)) + N_(color(green)(2)(g)) -> Ba_(color(red)(3))N_(color(green)(2)(g))#

Barium metal will react with nitrogen gas to form barium nitride.

You can read more about how barium nitride is formed here:

http://socratic.org/questions/can-you-explain-the-formation-of-an-ionic-compound-from-barium-and-nitrogen