In the chemical reaction: 2 H 2 (g) + O2 (g) → 2 H2O (g), with 8 grams of H 2 (2 grams/mole) and 16 grams of O2 (32 grams/mole) and the reaction goes to completion, what is the excess reactant and how much of that would remain?
A) 6 grams of H 2
B) 7 grams of H 2
C) 8 grams of O 2
D) 12 grams of O 2
E) 14 grams of O 2
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