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Sodium Hydroxide Solution needed to React with Acid Dissolved

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Solving a Reaction Problem

If you had 3g of 4-chlorobenzoic acid dissolved in ether, how many ml of a 4M NaOH solution would be needed to react with it all?

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Molecular weight of 4-chlorobenzoic acid = 171.578 g/mol

Therefore,the number of moles of 3 gms of the acid

= weight/ mol weight = ...

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The solution gives the concise, clear steps to finding how much sodium hydroxide is necessary to react with the specified acid dissolved in ether.