Chemistry Homework?

suppose that two runs were carried to completion for the Reaction

 HCl (aq) +NaOH (aq) --> NaCl(aq)+H2O

Using: a) in run 1, 1 mole of HCl with 0.9 mole of NaOH

b) in run 2, 1 mole of HCl with 1.1 mole of NaOH.

Which of the reactants was the limiting reactant in each run?

1 Answer

  • 4 weeks ago

    a) There is more HCl than NaOH, so NaOH is the limiting reactant.

    b) There is more more NaOH than HCl, so HCl is the limiting reactant.

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