Problem: Ammonium phosphate ((NH4)3PO4) is an important ingredient in many fertilizers. It can be made by reacting phosphoric acid (H3PO4) with ammonia (NH3).What mass of ammonium phosphate is produced by the reaction of 6.88 g of phosphoric acid? Be sure your answer has the correct number of significant digits.

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Ammonium phosphate ((NH4)3PO4) is an important ingredient in many fertilizers. It can be made by reacting phosphoric acid (H3PO4) with ammonia (NH3).

What mass of ammonium phosphate is produced by the reaction of 6.88 g of phosphoric acid? 

Be sure your answer has the correct number of significant digits.


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