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Problem: When barium (Ba) reacts with sulfur (S) to form barium sulfide (BaS), each Ba atom reacts with an S atom. If 2.50 cm3 of Ba reacts with 1.75 cm3 of S, are there enough Ba atoms to react with the S atoms (d of Ba = 3.51 g/cm3; d of S = 2.07 g/cm3)?

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2.50 cm3 Ba × 3.51 g Ba1 cm3 Ba×1 mol Ba137.327 g Ba = 0.06390 mol Ba

1.75 cm3 S × 2.07 g S1 cm3 S×1 mol S32.07 g S = 0.1130 mol S


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When barium (Ba) reacts with sulfur (S) to form barium sulfide (BaS), each Ba atom reacts with an S atom. If 2.50 cmof Ba reacts with 1.75 cm3 of S, are there enough Ba atoms to react with the S atoms (d of Ba = 3.51 g/cm3; d of S = 2.07 g/cm3)?

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