5 N2O + 8 MnO4- + 14 H+ 10 NO3- + 8 (Mn)2+ + 7 H2O

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

8 MnVII + 40 e- 8 MnII (reduction)

10 NI - 40 e- 10 NV (oxidation)

MnO4- is an oxidizing agent, N2O is a reducing agent.

Reactants:

  • N2ODinitrogen monoxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Nitrous oxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Laughing gas source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Sweet air source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: Colourless gas source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27; Colourless compressed liquefied gas with characteristic odour source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04; Colorless gas with a slightly sweet odor. [inhalation anesthetic] [Note: Shipped as a liquefied compressed gas.] source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02
  • MnO4-
  • H+

Products:

  • NO3-Nitrate source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
    • Other names: Nitrate ion source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-07, NO3(-) source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-07, [NO3](-) source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-07
  • Mn2+
  • H2OWater, oxidane source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
    • Other names: Water (H2O) source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27, Hydrogen hydroxide (HH or HOH) source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27, Hydrogen oxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: White crystalline solid, almost colorless liquid with a hint of blue, colorless gas source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27