PROBLEM Calcium chlorite and sodium hydroxide react according to the followingchemical equation: a) Balance the chemical equation.Ca(ClO2)2 + NaOH → Ca(OH)2 + NaClO2 b) Given 5.74g of calcium chlorite and 3.86g of sodium hydroxide, which of the reactants is the limiting reagent? c) What is the greatest molar amount of calcium hydroxide that can be made under these conditions? d) Using your answer from part c, calculate the mass in grams of calcium hydroxide produced.

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Calcium chlorite and sodium hydroxide react according to the following
chemical equation:

a) Balance the chemical equation.
Ca(ClO2)2 + NaOH → Ca(OH)2 + NaClO2

b) Given 5.74g of calcium chlorite and 3.86g of sodium hydroxide, which of the reactants is the limiting reagent?

c) What is the greatest molar amount of calcium hydroxide that can be made under these conditions?

d) Using your answer from part c, calculate the mass in grams of calcium hydroxide produced.

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