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Chapter 4, Problem 5SC
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The coefficients in the chemical reaction 2A + 3B  products give us a relationship between which of the following:

a. grams of A and grams of B

b. density of A and density of B

c. moles of A and moles of B

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The coefficients in the given chemical reaction are used is to be determined.

Concept Introduction:

The coefficients in a chemical reaction give information about the number of molecules or atoms involved in the reaction.

The coefficients basically represent the number of moles of the substances involved in the reaction.

Also, the coefficients of a balanced reaction give information about the ratio in which the different substances take part in the reaction.

Explanation of Solution

Reason for correct option:

In any chemical reaction, the coefficient is a number which is placed in front of the chemical formula of a compound, and represents the number of moles of that compound or reactant taking part in the reaction.

Hence, option (c) is the correct answer...

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