# Problem: Aqueous solutions of sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl), also known as household bleach, are prepared by reaction of sodium hydroxide with chlorine:                 2 NaOH (aq) + Cl 2 (g)  →  NaOCl (aq) + NaCl (aq) + H 2O (l)   The grams of NaOH needed to react with 25.0 g of Cl 2 are:             35.2 g 55.0g 28.2 g 45.3 g 22.7 g

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Aqueous solutions of sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl), also known as household bleach, are prepared by reaction of sodium hydroxide with chlorine:

2 NaOH (aq) + Cl 2 (g)  →  NaOCl (aq) + NaCl (aq) + H 2O (l)

The grams of NaOH needed to react with 25.0 g of Cl 2 are:

1. 35.2 g
2. 55.0g
3. 28.2 g
4. 45.3 g
5. 22.7 g

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