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Ch.1 - Intro to General Chemistry
Ch.2 - Atoms & Elements
Ch.3 - Chemical Reactions
BONUS: Lab Techniques and Procedures
BONUS: Mathematical Operations and Functions
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: In the following reaction, the theoretical yield of Fe was calculated to be 105 g. If the actual yield was 87.9 g, what was the percent yield? Fe2O3 + 3CO → 2Fe + 3CO 2 a) 65.3 % b) 83.7 % c) 112 % d) 97.8 % e) 59.0 %  

Problem

In the following reaction, the theoretical yield of Fe was calculated to be 105 g. If the actual yield was 87.9 g, what was the percent yield?

Fe2O3 + 3CO → 2Fe + 3CO 2

a) 65.3 %

b) 83.7 %

c) 112 %

d) 97.8 %

e) 59.0 %