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    1) When iron is oxidized in the presence of nitric acid, three products are formed: iron(III) nitrate, nitrogen dioxide and water. Write and balance the equation for this reaction. Then calculate how many grams of water are formed if 500 grams of iron are reacted with 500 grams of nitric acid.

    2) When iron is oxidized in the presence of nitric acid, three products are formed: iron(II) nitrate, nitrogen dioxide and water. Write and balance the equation for this reaction. THen calculate how many grams of water are formed if 500 grams of iron are reacted with 500 grams of nitric acid.

    3) When iron is oxidized in the presence of nitric acid, three products are formed: iron(III) oxide, nitrogen dioxide and water. First, write and balance the equation for this reaction. Then calculate how many grams of water are formed if 500 grams of iron are reacted with 500 grams of nitric acid.

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    Rxn (1) Fe +4HNO3 =====Fe(NO3)3 +NO2 +H20
    wrote just the products and reactants and balanced O first all follows

    Rxn(2) Fe +4HNO3=======Fe(NO3)2 +2NO2 +2 ...

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