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Problem: Determine the theoretical yield of CO 2 and the limiting reactant when 3.00 g of HCl reacts with 10.0 g of CaCO3 according to the reaction equation:   CaCO3 + 2 HCl → CaCl 2 + CO2 + H2O   a. The theoretical yield of CO 2 is 1.81 g and the limiting reactant is HCl. b. The theoretical yield of CO 2 is 3.61 g and the limiting reactant is HCl. c. The theoretical yield of CO 2 is 4.39 g and the limiting reactant is CaCO 3. d. The theoretical yield of CO 2 is 0.09 mol and the limiting reactant is CaCO 3. e. The theoretical yield of CO 2 is 0.08 mol and the limiting reactant is CaCO 3.

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Determine the theoretical yield of CO 2 and the limiting reactant when 3.00 g of HCl reacts with 10.0 g of CaCO3 according to the reaction equation:

CaCO3 + 2 HCl → CaCl 2 + CO2 + H2O

a. The theoretical yield of CO 2 is 1.81 g and the limiting reactant is HCl.

b. The theoretical yield of CO 2 is 3.61 g and the limiting reactant is HCl.

c. The theoretical yield of CO 2 is 4.39 g and the limiting reactant is CaCO 3.

d. The theoretical yield of CO 2 is 0.09 mol and the limiting reactant is CaCO 3.

e. The theoretical yield of CO 2 is 0.08 mol and the limiting reactant is CaCO 3.

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