Problem: Sodium carbonate (Na2CO3) is used to neutralize the sulfuric acid spill. How many kilograms of sodium carbonate must be added to neutralize 4.03×103 kg of sulfuric acid solution?A tanker truck carrying 4.03×103 kg of concentrated sulfuric acid solution tips over and spills its load. The sulfuric acid solution is 95.0% H2SO4 by mass and has a density of 1.84 g/ mL.

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Sodium carbonate (Na2CO3) is used to neutralize the sulfuric acid spill. How many kilograms of sodium carbonate must be added to neutralize 4.03×103 kg of sulfuric acid solution?

A tanker truck carrying 4.03×103 kg of concentrated sulfuric acid solution tips over and spills its load. The sulfuric acid solution is 95.0% H2SO4 by mass and has a density of 1.84 g/ mL.

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