Problem: Chlorine gas reacts with fluorine gas to form chlorine trifluoride. Cl2 (g) + 3F2 (g) → 2ClF3 (g) A 1.95 L reaction vessel, initially at 298 K, contains chlorine gas at a partial pressure of 337 mmHg and fluorine gas at a partial pressure of 797 mmHg. Identify the limiting reactant and determine the theoretical yield of ClF3 in grams. Express your answer with the appropriate units.

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Chlorine gas reacts with fluorine gas to form chlorine trifluoride. 

Cl(g) + 3F2 (g) → 2ClF3 (g) 

A 1.95 L reaction vessel, initially at 298 K, contains chlorine gas at a partial pressure of 337 mmHg and fluorine gas at a partial pressure of 797 mmHg. 

Identify the limiting reactant and determine the theoretical yield of ClF3 in grams. Express your answer with the appropriate units.


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