# A gaseous mixture contains 60% nitrogen , 15% oxygen and 25% carbon dioxide by mass . Calculate the mole fraction of each gas . plzz answer fasttttttt .................. plzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

Molar mass of nitrogen gas = 28 g
Molar mass of oxygen gas = 32 g
Molar mass of carbon dioxide gas = 44 g
Given mass of nitrogen = 60 g
Given mass of oxygen = 15 g
Given mass of carbon dioxide = 25 g
Number of moles (n)  =
= 2.1428 moles
= 0.468 moles
= 0.568 moles
Total number of moles = 2.1428 + 0.468 + 0.568 = 3.1788 moles

Mole fraction of N2 =
Mole fraction of O2
Mole fraction of CO2 =

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I think , not sure , this question is incomplete. Quantity of elements ?
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i think a)6/100=6/10 b)15/100 c)25/100
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No. of moles of N = 4.289 moles
No. of moles of O = 0.936 moles
No. of moles of CO2 = 0.568 moles
By applying Mole Fraction formula we get ,
Mole Fraction of N = 0.74024
Mole Fraction of O = 0.1617
Mole Fraction of CO2 = 0.0981

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Composition of N2 = 60%
Composition of O2 = 15%
Composition of CO2 = 25%

1. Conversion of mass per cent to grams.

Since we are having mass per cent, it is convenient to use 100g of the compound as the starting material. Thus, in the 100 g sample of the above compound, 60 g Nitrogen is present , 15 g Oxygen is present and 25 g Carbon dioxide is present.

2. Convert into number moles of each element.

Divide the masses obtained above by respective atomic masses of various elements.

Moles of N2 = 60/28=2.143 moles
Moles of O2 = 15/32 = 0.469 moles
Moles of CO2=25/44 =0.568 moles

Now , by applying Mole Fraction formula we get,

Mole Fraction of N = 0.674
Mole Fraction of O = 0.147
Mole Fraction of CO2 = 0.179
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