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If excess ammonium sulfate reacts with 2 moles of calcium hydroxide, how many moles of ammonia are produced?

(NH4)2SO4(aq) + Ca(OH)2(s)🡪 CaSO4(s)+ NH3(g) + H2O(l)

1 Answer

  • 2 months ago

    Balancing the equation gives:

    (NH4)2SO4(aq) + Ca(OH)2(s) --> CaSO4(s)+ 2 NH3(g) + 2 H2O(l)

    2 mol Ca(OH)2 X ( 2 mol NH3 / 1 mol Ca(OH)2) = 4 mol NH3

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