Problem: Several brands of antacids use Al(OH)3 to react with stomach acid, which contains primarily HCl: Al(OH)3(s) + HCl(aq) → AlCl3(aq) + H2O(l)Calculate the number of grams of HCl that can react with 0.510 g of Al(OH)3.

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The balanced reaction is:

Al(OH)3(s) + 3 HCl(aq) → AlCl3(aq) + 3 H2O(l)

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Several brands of antacids use Al(OH)3 to react with stomach acid, which contains primarily HCl: Al(OH)3(s) + HCl(aq) → AlCl3(aq) + H2O(l)

Calculate the number of grams of HCl that can react with 0.510 g of Al(OH)3.

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