Some drain cleaners contain a mixture of sodium hydroxide and aluminum which reacts with water as follows:
What mass of hydrogen gas can be produced when 5g Al reacts with sufficient NaOH and H2O) according to the above equation?
Chemistry - bobpursley, Sunday, November 1, 2009 at 4:41pm
According to the equation, for each mole of aluminum, one gets 3 moles of H2. So how many moles of Al is 5 grams? You ought to get three times that.