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Ch.1 - Intro to General Chemistry
Ch.2 - Atoms & Elements
Ch.3 - Chemical Reactions
BONUS: Lab Techniques and Procedures
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Ch.4 - Chemical Quantities & Aqueous Reactions
Ch.5 - Gases
Ch.6 - Thermochemistry
Ch.7 - Quantum Mechanics
Ch.8 - Periodic Properties of the Elements
Ch.9 - Bonding & Molecular Structure
Ch.10 - Molecular Shapes & Valence Bond Theory
Ch.11 - Liquids, Solids & Intermolecular Forces
Ch.12 - Solutions
Ch.13 - Chemical Kinetics
Ch.14 - Chemical Equilibrium
Ch.15 - Acid and Base Equilibrium
Ch.16 - Aqueous Equilibrium
Ch. 17 - Chemical Thermodynamics
Ch.18 - Electrochemistry
Ch.19 - Nuclear Chemistry
Ch.20 - Organic Chemistry
Ch.22 - Chemistry of the Nonmetals
Ch.23 - Transition Metals and Coordination Compounds

Solution: Bornite (Cu3FeS3) is a copper ore used in the production of copper. When heated, the following reaction occurs:2Cu3FeS3(s) + 7O2(g) → 6Cu(s) + 2FeO(s) + 6SO2(g)If 2.50 metric tons of bornite is reacted with excess O 2 and the process has an 86.3% yield of copper, what mass of copper is produced? 

Problem

Bornite (Cu3FeS3) is a copper ore used in the production of copper. When heated, the following reaction occurs:

2Cu3FeS3(s) + 7O2(g) → 6Cu(s) + 2FeO(s) + 6SO2(g)

If 2.50 metric tons of bornite is reacted with excess O 2 and the process has an 86.3% yield of copper, what mass of copper is produced?