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hydrogen sulfide → H2S
sodium hydroxide → NaOH
sodium sulfide → Na2S
water → H2O
Balanced reaction: H2S + 2 NaOH → Na2S + 2 H2O
Calculate theoretical yield:
Na2S from H2S:
molar mass Na2S = 78.04 g/mol
molar mass H2S = 34.08 g/mol
When hydrogen sulfide gas is bubbled into a solution of sodium hydroxide, the reaction forms sodium sulfide and water.
How many grams of sodium sulfide are formed if 1.60 g of hydrogen sulfide is bubbled into a solution containing 2.13 g of sodium hydroxide, assuming that the sodium sulfide is made in 93.0 % yield?
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