Unformatted text preview: Any explanations for these phenomena? a. The tile that the cottons were burned on was wet after the combustion of gun cotton. b. If you burn gun cotton on a filter paper, the paper does not burn. c. There are no ashes when you burn gun cotton. 4. Here are the structures of gun cotton and TNT. What group of atoms is similar in each of the structures? (The R just means there is more to the molecule, but we don’t need to know exactly what it is to answer this question.) CH 3 NO 2 NO 2 O 2 N O OR NO 2 O 2 N R NO 2 TNT gun cotton...
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- Fall '08
- Chemistry, Gun cotton, Science Salon