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what would the written chemical reaction be to this problem?

How many grams of hydrochloric acid should we use so we have exactly enough to react with 40g of sodium hydroxide? You'll need to write a chemical reaction, balance it, and then perform your calculation.

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1. HCl + NaOH -> NaCl + H2O
each mole of NaOH reacts with one mole of HCl.

so, how many moles of NaOH in 40g?
How many grams of HCl in that many moles?

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