Problem: Baking soda (NaHCO3) can be made in large quantities by the following reaction:NaCI + NH3 + CO2 + H2O → NaHCO3 + NH4CIIf 9.87 g of NaCI reacts with excesses of the other reactants and 4.31 g of NaHCO3 is isolated, what is the percent yield of the reaction?

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Baking soda (NaHCO3) can be made in large quantities by the following reaction:

NaCI + NH3 + CO2 + H2O → NaHCO3 + NH4CI

If 9.87 g of NaCI reacts with excesses of the other reactants and 4.31 g of NaHCO3 is isolated, what is the percent yield of the reaction?


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