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Phosphorus trichloride can be made by the following reaction:

P4(s) + 6Cl2(g) -> 4PCl3(l) 

What is the maximum amount of phosphorus trichloride that can be formed if 10 molecules of P4 are mixed with 36 molecules of chlorine?

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Number of moles of P4 reacted = given number / Avogadro number = (10 molecule) / 6.022 x 1023 molecules/mole = 1.66 x 10-23 mole

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