Nitrogen

Khadija Wegdan

nitrogen information

  • uses of nitrogen :-


78.1% of the air one breathes is nitrogen.

the main use of nitrogen by man is to make fertilizers.

nitrogen is used to create a light bulb.

liquid nitrogen is used in oil fields, to extinguish oil fires.

it can be used to make ice-cream.



  • characteristics :-

nitrogen is colorless.

nitrogen is odorless.

nitrogen is tasteless.

nitrogen is diatomic because it consists of two atoms.

it i has the smallest size and is the most electronegative in its group.



  • prices

liquid nitrogen costs $2/ gallon

nitrogen gas costs from 2 cents to $2.75