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Problem: Identify limiting reactants (maximum product method). Consider the reaction of ruthenium(III) iodide with carbon dioxide and silver. RuI3 (s) + 5CO (g) + 3Ag (s) → Ru(CO)5 (s) + 3AgI (s) Determine the limiting reactant in a mixture containing 114 g of RuI3, 38.6 g of CO, and 114 g of Ag. Calculate the maximum mass (in grams) of ruthenium pentacarbonyl, Ru(CO)5, that can he produced in the reaction. The limiting reactant is: (a) CO (b) Ag (c) RuI3 Amount of Ru(CO)5 formed - 

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Identify limiting reactants (maximum product method). 

Consider the reaction of ruthenium(III) iodide with carbon dioxide and silver. 

RuI3 (s) + 5CO (g) + 3Ag (s) → Ru(CO)5 (s) + 3AgI (s) 

Determine the limiting reactant in a mixture containing 114 g of RuI3, 38.6 g of CO, and 114 g of Ag. Calculate the maximum mass (in grams) of ruthenium pentacarbonyl, Ru(CO)5, that can he produced in the reaction. 

The limiting reactant is: 

(a) CO 

(b) Ag 

(c) RuI3 

Amount of Ru(CO)5 formed - 

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