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Problem: In the past, acetylene C2H2 was produced by reacting calcium carbide with water according to the following chemical equation:CaC2 + 2 H2O → Ca(OH)2 + C2H2What would be the volume of acetylene gas produced at 25 °C and 0.950 atm by the reaction of 128 g of calcium carbide and 45.0 g of water?a. 45.2 Lb. 39.2 Lc. 32.2 Ld. 12.2 Le. 49.2 L

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In the past, acetylene C2H2 was produced by reacting calcium carbide with water according to the following chemical equation:

CaC2 + 2 H2O → Ca(OH)2 + C2H2

What would be the volume of acetylene gas produced at 25 °C and 0.950 atm by the reaction of 128 g of calcium carbide and 45.0 g of water?

a. 45.2 L

b. 39.2 L

c. 32.2 L

d. 12.2 L

e. 49.2 L

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