## Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall

# Chapter 22 - Chemistry of the Nonmetals - Exercises - Page 993: 22.69a

#### Answer

$2CH_{4}(g) + 2NH_{3}(g) + 3O_{2}(g) → 2HCN(g) + 6H_{2}O(g)$

#### Work Step by Step

A mixture of methane, ammonia and oxygen is heated to 800 centigrade and passed over a catalyst to form hydrogen cyanide and water.

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