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Problem: You may want to reference (Pages 106 - 109)Section 3.7 while completing this problem.Aluminum hydroxide reacts with sulfuric acid as follows: 2 Al(OH)3(s) + 3 H2SO4(aq) → Al2(SO4)3(aq) + 6 H2O(l)Which reagent is the limiting reactant when 0.550 mol Al(OH)3 and 0.550 mol H2SO4 are allowed to react?

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The balanced reaction is:

2 Al(OH)3(s) + 3 H2SO4(aq) → Al2(SO4)3(aq) + 6 H2O(l)

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You may want to reference (Pages 106 - 109)Section 3.7 while completing this problem.

Aluminum hydroxide reacts with sulfuric acid as follows: 2 Al(OH)3(s) + 3 H2SO4(aq) → Al2(SO4)3(aq) + 6 H2O(l)

Which reagent is the limiting reactant when 0.550 mol Al(OH)3 and 0.550 mol H2SO4 are allowed to react?

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