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Sodium hydroxide reacts with sulfuric acid to produce water and sodium sulfate. How many grams of...

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Sodium hydroxide reacts with sulfuric acid to produce water and sodium sulfate. How many grams of sodium hydroxide are required for a complete reaction with 25.0 mL of 0.509 M sulfuric acid?

The molar mass of sodium hydroxide is 39.997 g/mol.

(Hint: Start by writing the balanced equation for the reaction.)

Neutralization Reaction:

All types of reactions can be used to quantify a compound using the amount of another chemical species in the reaction because all reactions adhere to the law of conservation of mass, thus, allowing stoichiometry to be used.

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The reaction between sodium hydroxide and sulfuric acid is:

{eq}H_2SO_4 + 2 NaOH \to Na_2SO_4 + 2H_2O {/eq}

In the reaction, 2 moles of sodium...

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