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Problem: What is the percent yield for this reaction under the given conditions? Express your answer to three significant figures and include the appropriate units.The Haber-Bosch process is a very important industrial process. In the Haber-Bosch process, hydrogen gas reacts with nitrogen gas to produce ammonia according to the equation3H2(g) + N2(g) → 2NH3(g)The ammonia produced in the Haber-Bosch process has a wide range of uses, from fertilizer to pharmaceuticals. However, the production of ammonia is difficult, resulting in lower yields thanthose predicted from the chemical equation.1.53 g H2 is allowed to react with 9.82 g N2, producing 2.43 g NH3.

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What is the percent yield for this reaction under the given conditions? Express your answer to three significant figures and include the appropriate units.


The Haber-Bosch process is a very important industrial process. In the Haber-Bosch process, hydrogen gas reacts with nitrogen gas to produce ammonia according to the equation

3H2(g) + N2(g) → 2NH3(g)

The ammonia produced in the Haber-Bosch process has a wide range of uses, from fertilizer to pharmaceuticals. However, the production of ammonia is difficult, resulting in lower yields than
those predicted from the chemical equation.
1.53 g H2 is allowed to react with 9.82 g N2, producing 2.43 g NH3.

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