Problem: Pb(OH)Cl, one of the lead compounds used in ancient Egyptian cosmetics, was prepared from PbO according to the following ancient recipe: PbO + NaCl + H2O → Pb(OH)Cl + NaOH How many grams of PbO and how many grams of NaCl would be required to produce 10.0 g of Pb(OH)Cl? Mass of PbO required = Mass of NaCl required =

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Pb(OH)Cl, one of the lead compounds used in ancient Egyptian cosmetics, was prepared from PbO according to the following ancient recipe: 

PbO + NaCl + H2O → Pb(OH)Cl + NaOH 

How many grams of PbO and how many grams of NaCl would be required to produce 10.0 g of Pb(OH)Cl? 

Mass of PbO required = 

Mass of NaCl required =


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