Problem: Consider the following reaction: 2 Al + 6 HCl → Al2Cl6 + 3 H2How many moles of HCl are required to produce 2.6 moles of hydrogen? Assume that there is excess Al present:A. 1.7 molB. 5.2 molC. 2.3 molD. 4.1 molE. 6.2 mol

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Use stoichiometry to determine the moles of HCl consumed to produce 2.6 moles of H2 in excess Al

In the balanced equation, it can be seen that 6 moles of HCl will produce 3 moles of H2

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Consider the following reaction: 2 Al + 6 HCl → Al2Cl6 + 3 H2

How many moles of HCl are required to produce 2.6 moles of hydrogen? Assume that there is excess Al present:

A. 1.7 mol

B. 5.2 mol

C. 2.3 mol

D. 4.1 mol

E. 6.2 mol

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