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The balanced equation between lead(II) nitrate and potassium sulfate is:

{eq}Pb(NO_3)_2 + K_2SO_4 \rightarrow PbSO_4 + 2KNO_3 {/eq}

If 0.87 moles of potassium sulfate reacts with an excess amount of lead(II) nitrate, how many moles of lead(II) sulfate would be formed?


Limiting Reactants

The limiting reactant is the reactant in a given chemical reaction that produces the least amount of products. Especially if a reactant is in excess, then the amounts of the products are determined by the limiting reactant.


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The balanced chemical reaction in this question is:

{eq}Pb(NO_3)_2 + K_2SO_4 \rightarrow PbSO_4 + 2KNO_3 {/eq}

In this reaction, 1 mole of...

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