Problem: Antimony reacts with sulfur according to this equation. 2Sb(s) + 3S(s) → Sb2S3(s) What is the percentage yield for a reaction in which 1.40 g of Sb 2S3 is obtained from 1.73 g of antimony and a slight excess of sulfur? a) 80.9% b) 58.0% c) 40.5% d) 29.0%

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Antimony reacts with sulfur according to this equation.

2Sb(s) + 3S(s) → Sb2S3(s)

What is the percentage yield for a reaction in which 1.40 g of Sb 2S3 is obtained from 1.73 g of antimony and a slight excess of sulfur?

a) 80.9%

b) 58.0%

c) 40.5%

d) 29.0%

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