Answer to Question #87301 in Inorganic Chemistry for Abasiofon

Question #87301
Phosphorous pentachloride is produced by the reaction between phosphine and chlorine gas. What mass of chlorine gas would be required to produced 0.015 kg of phosphorous pentachloride
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2019-04-01T07:47:46-0400

PH3+4 Cl2 = PCl5 + 3 HCl

 Mass of 1 mol of PCl5 = 31+5*35.5 = 208,5 g

0,015 kg /0.2085 kg/mol = 0,071942 mol

Mass of clorine = 4 *( 35,5*2) *0,071942 mol = 20.43 g


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