Methane and Oxygen

By: Tommy Kramer

Reaction

Combustion

Equation

CH4 +O2 =CO2 + 2H2O

IUPAC

Carbon Tetrahydirde + Oxygen = Carbon Dioxide + Dihydrogen Monoxide

Molar Mass

CH4- 16.043g

O2- 31.998g

CO2- 44.009g

H2O- 18.015

Mole to Mole

11.3 mol CH4 1 mol CO2 =11.3 mol CO2

. . . . . . . . . . . . 1 mol CH4

12.1 mol H2O 2 mol O2 =12.1 mol O2

. . . . . . . . . . . . 2 mol H2O

Mass to Mass

5.20 g CH4 1 mol CH4 . . 1 mol CO2 44.009 g CO2 =14.26 g CO2

. . . . . . . . . . 16.043 g CH4 1 mol CH4 1 mol CO2

Limiting and Excess Reactants

5.20 g CH4 1 mol CH4 . . 1 mol CO2 44.009 g CO2 =14.26 g CO2

ER. . . . . . . . . 16.043 g CH4 1 mol CH4 1 mol CO2


12.18 g O2 1 mol O2. . . 1 mol CO2 44.009 g CO2 =8.376 g CO2

LR. . . . . . . . 16.043 g O2 2 mol O2 . 1 mol CO2

Theoretical Yield

8.376 g CO2

Percent Yield

8.291 g *100 =99%

8.376 g

Methane and Oxygen Reaction