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Consider the reaction between sodium metal and chlorine gas to form sodium chloride (table salt).
2Na(s) + Cl2(g) 2NaCl(s)
If 3.6 moles of chlorine react with sufficient sodium, how many grams of sodium chloride will be formed?

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It appears for each mole of chlorine, you get twice that number of moles of sodium chloride.

What is the mass of 7.2moles of NaCl?

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3.6mol Cl₂ x 2mol NaCl x 58.44g NaCl = 420.78

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