Gallium chloride is formed by the reaction of 2.6 L of a 1.44 M solution of HCl according to the following equation: 2Ga+6HCl ⟶ 2GaCl3+3H2.(a) Outline the steps necessary to determine the number of moles and mass of gallium chloride.(b) Perform the calculations outlined.

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Gallium chloride is formed by the reaction of 2.6 L of a 1.44 M solution of HCl according to the following equation: 2Ga+6HCl ⟶ 2GaCl3+3H2.

(a) Outline the steps necessary to determine the number of moles and mass of gallium chloride.

(b) Perform the calculations outlined.

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a Molarity Moles of HCl are calculated by applying the formula volume Mole ratio of HCl and gallium chloride is calculated based on their stochiometric cofficient in the balanced chemical equation Moles of gallium chloride are calculated based on the moleratio value (no.of moles x Molar mass)

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Volume of HCl solution = 2.6 L

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- (Molarity x Volume) =(1.44x2.6) 3.744

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