Aluminum sulfite reacts with sodium hydroxide to form sodium sulfite and aluminum hydroxide according to the following equation.
Al2(SO3)3 + 6 NaOH → 3 Na 2SO3 + 2 Al(OH)3
a) Determine the number of moles and mass of Na 2SO3 produced from 20 g of Al2(SO3)3 and 20 g of NaOH.
b) Determine the grams of excess reagent left over in the reaction.
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