# Can you represent the reduction of dinitrogen pentoxide by dihydrogen gas?

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Mar 14, 2016

#### Explanation:

This a redox equation in which nitrogen (

Reduction:

Oxidation:

I must admit that I balanced this directly. However, formal consideration of the redox couple does give the required stoichiometry. As for any equation, both mass and charge are BALANCED. This a rather expensive way to make ammonia!