# I am a colourless gas that is needed for things to burn what am I?

I am a colourless gas that is needed for things to burn what am I?

 NeedKarma Posts: 10,230, Reputation: 8855 Uber Member #2 Jun 24, 2008, 07:55 AM
o? h?
 Unknown008 Posts: 8,147, Reputation: 3745 Uber Member #3 Jun 25, 2008, 04:00 AM
NEEDED that's the key word. The requirements for burning being: a fuel, a gas and heat, the gas is the answer. Now what's that gas, its very easy! Its............. OXYGEN!
 sidi Posts: 9, Reputation: 1 New Member #4 Jul 15, 2008, 05:37 AM
I think it is methane gas
 attard Posts: 2, Reputation: 1 New Member #5 Feb 21, 2010, 01:37 AM
Di oxygen
 lololpd Posts: 1, Reputation: 10 Junior Member #6 Sep 18, 2010, 01:54 AM
Nitrogen
 Unknown008 Posts: 8,147, Reputation: 3745 Uber Member #7 Sep 18, 2010, 06:15 AM
Nitrogen is rarely used to burn something. The only reaction I know is:

$3Mg + N_2
ightarrow Mg_3N_2$

Other than that... Thread is old and is now closed.

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