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what mass of CuSO4 5H2O will be formed when excess Copper II Oxide reacts with 100cm3 of 0.2 mole per dm3 Sulphuric acid?

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  • 8 years ago
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    Balanced equation:

    CuO + H2SO4 --> CuSO4 + H2O

    Since H2SO4 is your limiting reactant:

    moles H2SO4 = 0.100 dm^3 X 0.2 mol/dm = 0.02 mol H2SO4

    Moles CuSO4 formed = 0.02 mol

    Calculate the molar mass of CuSO4*5H2O, and multiply that by 0.02 mol to get the mass of the hydrate formed.

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