# Problem: Consider the following reaction: 3 NO2 (g) + H2O (l) → 2 HNO3 (l) + NO (g) How many moles of NO2(g) are required to react with 1.50 moles of water to produce 4.00 moles of nitric acid? a) Not enough water is available to produce 4.00 moles of nitric acid. b) 8.00 mol c) 3.00 mol d) 6.00 mol e) 1.33 mol

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Consider the following reaction:

3 NO2 (g) + H2O (l) → 2 HNO3 (l) + NO (g)

How many moles of NO2(g) are required to react with 1.50 moles of water to produce 4.00 moles of nitric acid?

a) Not enough water is available to produce 4.00 moles of nitric acid.

b) 8.00 mol

c) 3.00 mol

d) 6.00 mol

e) 1.33 mol

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