Answer to Question #20001 in Other Chemistry for Kat

Question #20001
One reaction that produces hydrogen gas can be represented by the unbalanced chemical equation Mg(s) + HCl(aq) −! MgCl2(aq) + H2(g) . What mass of HCl is consumed by the reac- tion of 3.17 mol of magnesium? Answer in units of g
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Expert's answer
2012-12-07T04:11:40-0500
Find the amount of the substance magnesium:
n(Mg) = m/M
n(Mg) = 3.17/24 = 0.132083333 mol
Mg(s) + 2HCl(aq) −! MgCl2(aq) + H2(g)
n(Mg) = 2n(HCl) = 0.2641mol
m(HCl) = M*n
m(HCl) = 36.5*0.2641 = 9.63965 g

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