Problem: Aluminum sulfide reacts with water to form aluminum hydroxide and hydrogen sulfide.How many grams of aluminum hydroxide are obtained from 16.2 g of aluminum sulfide?

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Aluminum sulfide → Al2S3
Water → H2O
Aluminum hydroxide → Al(OH)3
Hydrogen sulfide → H2S


The balanced reaction is:

Al2S3 + 6 H2O → 2 Al(OH)3 + 3 H2S

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Aluminum sulfide reacts with water to form aluminum hydroxide and hydrogen sulfide.

How many grams of aluminum hydroxide are obtained from 16.2 g of aluminum sulfide?

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