Solutions of sodium carbonate and silver nitrate react to form solid silver carbonate and a solution of sodium nitrate. A solution containing 3.60 g of sodium carbonate is mixed with one containing 5.14 g of silver nitrate.

Reactants:

sodium carbonate solution → Na_{2}CO_{3}(aq)

silver nitrate solution → AgNO_{3}(aq)

Products:

solid silver carbonate → Ag_{2}CO_{3}(s)

sodium nitrate solution → NaNO_{3}(aq)

**Balanced reaction: Na _{2}CO_{3}(aq) + 2 AgNO_{3}(aq) → Ag_{2}CO_{3}(s) + 2 NaNO_{3}(aq)**

**Determine the limiting reactant.**

**Ag _{2}CO**

molar mass Ag_{2}CO_{3} = 275.75 g/mol

molar mass Na_{2}CO_{3} = 106.00 g/mol

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Solutions of sodium carbonate and silver nitrate react to form solid silver carbonate and a solution of sodium nitrate. A solution containing 3.60 g of sodium carbonate is mixed with one containing 5.14 g of silver nitrate.

How many grams of silver nitrate are present after the reaction is complete?

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