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Formation of molecules in a reaction

Using the reaction of hydrogen chloride (hydrochloric acid) and calcium hydroxide to produce water and calcium chloride answer the following:

What is the maximum number of molecules of calcium chloride that can be formed in this reaction?

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Our reaction is,

HCl + Ca(OH)2 --> CaCl2 + H2O

Now, we have to balance the reaction.

2HCl + Ca(OH)2 --> ...

Solution Summary

This solution is provided in 102 words and uses balancing reactions to find moles and molecules.

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