For the reaction of ammonia with molecular oxygen, forming nitrogen monoxide and water. How do you calculate the theoretical yield of #NO# when 17.0g #NH_3# reacts with 16.0g #O_2#?
Well first you write a stoichiometrically balanced equation:
Given stoichiometric oxygen, ammonia gives an equimolar quantity of
Clearly, dioxygen is in deficiency, and only
And thus only