Problem: Calcium carbide, CaC2, was once used to make signal flares for ships. Water dripped onto CaC2 reacts to give acetylene (C2H2), which burns brightly. One sample of CaC2 contains 1.14 mol of carbon.(a) How many moles of calcium are also in the sample? (b) How many grams of calcium are also in the sample?

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Calcium carbide, CaC2, was once used to make signal flares for ships. Water dripped onto CaC2 reacts to give acetylene (C2H2), which burns brightly. One sample of CaC2 contains 1.14 mol of carbon.

(a) How many moles of calcium are also in the sample? 

(b) How many grams of calcium are also in the sample?

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