Sodium borohydride (NaBH4) is used industrially in many organic syntheses. One way to prepare it is by reacting sodium hydride with gaseous diborane (B2H6). Assuming an 94.3% yield, how many grams of NaBH4 can be prepared by reacting 6.73 g of sodium hydride and 9.53 g of diborane?
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