When calcium carbonate is added to hydrochloric acid, calcium chloride, carbon dioxide, and water are produced.
CaCO3(s) + 2HCl(aq) → CaCl2(aq) + H2O(l) + CO2(g).
How many grams of calcium chloride will be produced when 28.0 g of calcium carbonate are combined with 14.0 g of hydrochloric acid?
_____ g CaCl2
Which reactant is in excess and how many grams of this reactant will remain after the reaction is complete?
______g of CaCO3 or HCl
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