Problem: What is the limiting reactant when 13.9 g of oxygen react with 33.7 g of calcium to produce calcium oxide, and how many grams of calcium oxide are produced?A)  Calcium is the limiting reactant and 47.1 g of calcium oxide are produced.B)  Oxygen is the limiting reactant and 24.4 g of calcium oxide are produced.C)  Calcium is the limiting reactant and 47.1 g of calcium dioxide are produced.D)  Oxygen is the limiting reactant and 48.7 g of calcium oxide are produced.E)  Calcium is the limiting reactant and 23.6 g of calcium oxide are produced.

FREE Expert Solution
87% (164 ratings)
Problem Details

What is the limiting reactant when 13.9 g of oxygen react with 33.7 g of calcium to produce calcium oxide, and how many grams of calcium oxide are produced?

A)  Calcium is the limiting reactant and 47.1 g of calcium oxide are produced.

B)  Oxygen is the limiting reactant and 24.4 g of calcium oxide are produced.

C)  Calcium is the limiting reactant and 47.1 g of calcium dioxide are produced.

D)  Oxygen is the limiting reactant and 48.7 g of calcium oxide are produced.

E)  Calcium is the limiting reactant and 23.6 g of calcium oxide are produced.

Frequently Asked Questions

What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?

Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Limiting Reagent concept. You can view video lessons to learn Limiting Reagent. Or if you need more Limiting Reagent practice, you can also practice Limiting Reagent practice problems.

What is the difficulty of this problem?

Our tutors rated the difficulty ofWhat is the limiting reactant when 13.9 g of oxygen react wi...as low difficulty.

How long does this problem take to solve?

Our expert Chemistry tutor, Dasha took 4 minutes and 32 seconds to solve this problem. You can follow their steps in the video explanation above.

What professor is this problem relevant for?

Based on our data, we think this problem is relevant for Professor Hugdahl's class at MERCER.