A scientist performed a chemical reaction and found 36.2 grams of hydrochloric acid were produced. How many grams of water must have also been produced?

1 Answer
Feb 15, 2016

Possibly none at all.


The only reaction I can think of that would produce hydrochloric acid is direct reaction of hydrogen and chlorine gases:

#H_2(g) + Cl_2(g) rarr 2HCl(g)#