Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 8 - Properties of Gases - Questions for Review and Thought - Topical Questions - Page 370c: 73


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Oxygen provides nutrients needed for life. However, it is extremely reactive. Nitrogen, a more stable atom, is present in much higher quantities than Oxygen and is thus able to limit Oxygen's ability to react.
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