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Ammonium phosphate

NH43PO4

is an important ingredient in many solid fertilizers. It can be made by reacting aqueous phosphoric acid

H3PO4

with liquid ammonia. Calculate the moles of ammonium phosphate produced by the reaction of

0.080mol

of phosphoric acid. Be sure your answer has a unit symbol, if necessary, and round it to the correct number of significant digits.

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Step 2

When phosphoric acid (H3PO4) reacts with ammonia (NH3), it produces ammonium phosphate which is used in many solid fertilizers. The corresopnding reaction is shown below.

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Step 3

From the above reaction it is clear that 1.0 mol of ammonium phosphate is produced by 1.0 mol of phosphoric acid (H3PO4). Therefore, the moles of ammoni...

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