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Ch.1 - Intro to General Chemistry
Ch.2 - Atoms & Elements
Ch.3 - Chemical Reactions
BONUS: Lab Techniques and Procedures
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Ch.4 - Chemical Quantities & Aqueous Reactions
Ch.5 - Gases
Ch.6 - Thermochemistry
Ch.7 - Quantum Mechanics
Ch.8 - Periodic Properties of the Elements
Ch.9 - Bonding & Molecular Structure
Ch.10 - Molecular Shapes & Valence Bond Theory
Ch.11 - Liquids, Solids & Intermolecular Forces
Ch.12 - Solutions
Ch.13 - Chemical Kinetics
Ch.14 - Chemical Equilibrium
Ch.15 - Acid and Base Equilibrium
Ch.16 - Aqueous Equilibrium
Ch. 17 - Chemical Thermodynamics
Ch.18 - Electrochemistry
Ch.19 - Nuclear Chemistry
Ch.20 - Organic Chemistry
Ch.22 - Chemistry of the Nonmetals
Ch.23 - Transition Metals and Coordination Compounds

Solution: For the reaction: CaCO3(s) + 2HCl(aq) → CaCl2(aq) + CO 2(g) + H 2O(l) 68.1 g solid CaCO3 is mixed with 51.6 g HCl. If 15 grams of CO 2 were produced, which is the limiting reagent?   a) CaCO3 b) CO2 c) both will produce only 15 g of CO 2 d) HCl e) neither will produce 15 g of CO 2 

Problem

For the reaction:

CaCO3(s) + 2HCl(aq) → CaCl2(aq) + CO 2(g) + H 2O(l)

68.1 g solid CaCO3 is mixed with 51.6 g HCl. If 15 grams of CO 2 were produced, which is the limiting reagent?

 

a) CaCO3

b) CO2

c) both will produce only 15 g of CO 2

d) HCl

e) neither will produce 15 g of CO 2