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Problem: When calcium carbonate is added to hydrochloric acid, calcium chloride, carbon dioxide, and water are produced.CaCO3(s) + 2HCl(aq) → CaCI2(aq) + H2O(l) + CO2(g)How many grams of calcium chloride will be produced when 28.0 g of calcium carbonate are combined with 14.0 g of hydrochloric acid?Which reactant is in excess and how many grams of this reactant will remain after the reaction is complete?

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MM of CaClis 110.98 g/mol; MM of CaCO3 is 100.09 g/mol; MM of HCl is 35.46 g/mol 

g CaCl2 from CaCO3

g CaCl2 = 28 g CaCO3 (1 mol CaCO3100.09 g CaCO3)(1 mol CaCl21 molCaCO3)(110.98 g CaCl21 mol CaCl2)

g CaCl2 = 31.046 g

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When calcium carbonate is added to hydrochloric acid, calcium chloride, carbon dioxide, and water are produced.

CaCO3(s) + 2HCl(aq) → CaCI2(aq) + H2O(l) + CO2(g)

How many grams of calcium chloride will be produced when 28.0 g of calcium carbonate are combined with 14.0 g of hydrochloric acid?

Which reactant is in excess and how many grams of this reactant will remain after the reaction is complete?

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