Problem: When silver nitrate reacts with copper(II) chloride, silver chloride and copper(II) nitrate are produced. The balanced equation for this reaction is: 2AgNO3 (aq) + CuCl2 (s) → 2AgCl(s) + Cu(NO3)2(aq) If 6 moles of silver nitrate react, (a) The reaction consumes _______ moles of copper(II) chloride. (b) The reaction produces ________ moles of silver chloride and                                             ________ moles of copper(II) nitrate.

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When silver nitrate reacts with copper(II) chloride, silver chloride and copper(II) nitrate are produced. The balanced equation for this reaction is: 

2AgNO(aq) + CuCl(s) → 2AgCl(s) + Cu(NO3)2(aq) 

If 6 moles of silver nitrate react, 

(a) The reaction consumes _______ moles of copper(II) chloride. 



(b) The reaction produces ________ moles of silver chloride and 

                                            ________ moles of copper(II) nitrate.


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