Problem: Consider the following reaction: Li2S(aq) + Co(NO3)2(aq) → 2 LiNO3(aq) + CoS(s)What volume of 0.160 M Li2S solution is required to completely react with 130 mL of 0.160 M Co(NO3)2?

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We will by doing these steps:

  1. Finding the moles of 0.160 M Co(NO3)2 from given molarity and volume
  2. Finding the moles of Li2S from the moles of Co(NO3)2 using the molar ratio
  3. Finding the volume of Li2S using its molarity.


Step 1


Recall that:

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Problem Details

Consider the following reaction: Li2S(aq) + Co(NO3)2(aq) → 2 LiNO3(aq) + CoS(s)

What volume of 0.160 M Li2S solution is required to completely react with 130 mL of 0.160 M Co(NO3)2?

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