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Problem: For the following reaction, 0.266 moles of hydrogen gas are mixed with 0.452 moles of iodine. hydrogen (g) + iodine (s) → hydrogen iodide (g) What is the formula for the limiting reagent? What is the maximum amount of hydrogen iodide that can be produced? 

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For the following reaction, 0.266 moles of hydrogen gas are mixed with 0.452 moles of iodine. 

hydrogen (g) + iodine (s) → hydrogen iodide (g) 

What is the formula for the limiting reagent? 

What is the maximum amount of hydrogen iodide that can be produced? 

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