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Problem: Be sure to answer all parts. A mixture of 0.0723 g of hydrogen and 0.0358 mol of oxygen in a closed container is sparked to initiate a reaction.How many grams of water can form? Which reactant is in excess, and how many grams of it remain after the reaction?                                 (i) oxygen                                 (ii) hydrogen 

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Be sure to answer all parts. 

A mixture of 0.0723 g of hydrogen and 0.0358 mol of oxygen in a closed container is sparked to initiate a reaction.

How many grams of water can form? 

Which reactant is in excess, and how many grams of it remain after the reaction? 

                                (i) oxygen 

                                (ii) hydrogen 

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