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Homework Help: Help with this chem question please

  1. Jan 31, 2008 #1
    help with this chem question please!!

    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data


    One reaction that produces hydrogen gas can
    be represented by the unbalanced chemical
    equation:

    Mg(s) + HCl(aq) --> MgCl2(aq) + H2(g)

    What mass of HCl is consumed by the reac-
    tion of 3.54 mol of magnesium? Answer in
    units of g.

    is the answer 10.6 g?
     
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  3. Jan 31, 2008 #2
    Did you balance the equation?
     
  4. Jan 31, 2008 #3
    yes i did

    i know the equation i posted is unbalanced, but when i did the calculation i balanced it first.
     
  5. Feb 1, 2008 #4

    chemisttree

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    So show us how you did it...
     
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