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Mole Ratio of Table Salt

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Have you ever added salt to your fries to give it more flavor? The salt you added was created by the following chemical reaction:

$$2 Na_{(s)} + Cl_{2 (g)}\rightarrow 2 NaCl_{(s)}$$

What is the minimum amount of sodium that must be reacting with one mole of chlorine to produce the salt you add to your food?

A

1 mole

B

1 gram

C

2 moles

D

2 grams