# Problem: For each of the following acid-base reactions, calculate the mass (in grams) of each acid necessary to completely react with and neutralize 4.70 g of the base.H2SO4 (aq) + 2 KOH(aq) → 2 H2O(l) + K2SO4(aq)

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H2SO4 (aq) + 2 KOH(aq) → 2 H2O(l) + K2SO4(aq)

base → KOH

acid → H2SO4

mass KOH (molar mass) → moles KOH (mole-to-mole comparison) → moles H2SO4 (molar mass) → mass H2SO4

molar mass KOH = 56.11 g/mol

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For each of the following acid-base reactions, calculate the mass (in grams) of each acid necessary to completely react with and neutralize 4.70 g of the base.

H2SO4 (aq) + 2 KOH(aq) → 2 H2O(l) + K2SO4(aq)

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