Problem: Before arc welding was developed, a displacement reaction involving aluminum and iron(III) oxide was commonly used to produce molten iron. Called the thermite process, this reaction was used, for example, to connect sections of iron rails for train tracks. Calculate the mass of molten iron produced when 1.50 kg of aluminum reacts with 25.0 mol of iron(III) oxide.

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Before arc welding was developed, a displacement reaction involving aluminum and iron(III) oxide was commonly used to produce molten iron. Called the thermite process, this reaction was used, for example, to connect sections of iron rails for train tracks. Calculate the mass of molten iron produced when 1.50 kg of aluminum reacts with 25.0 mol of iron(III) oxide.

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