Explore BrainMass

Find reactant and product information

Balance the following reaction: Mn + HCl --> MnCl2 + H2

If you have 100g of Mn and 100g of HCl find
a. The limiting reageant
b. Moles of MnCl2 formed
c. Grams of MnCl2 formed
d. Moles of excess reagent

Solution Preview

The balanced equation:
Mn + 2 HCl --> MnCl2 + H2
100 grams of Mn is equal to 100/54.9 = 1.82 moles.
100 grams of HCl is equal to 100/(1.0 + 35.5) ...

Solution Summary

This solution balances a reaction and finds reactant and product information.