# How would we represent the reaction between hydrochloric acid and aluminum hydroxide?

##### 1 Answer

Sep 22, 2016

We need the stoichiometric equation:

#### Explanation:

Perhaps more realistically, we could write:

In each equation the stoichiometry is identical: 1 equiv aluminum reacts with 3 equiv hydrochloric acid.

And thus we need 3 equiv of the given acid: