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The equation demonstrates a reaction of sodium chloride and fluorine.

2NaCl + F2 → 2NaF + Cl2

In order for the reaction to proceed, for every two moles of sodium chloride, there must be at least how many mole(s) of fluorine?

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  1. the equation clearly shows just one mole of F2

    Note that "moles of fluorine" means moles of F2, not moles of F.
    Why is that?

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