# Problem: Bismuth oxide reacts with carbon to form bismuth metal: Bi 2O3(s) + 3C(s) ⟶2Bi(s) + 3CO(g) When 0.607 mol of Bi2O3 reacts with excess carbon, how many grams of CO form?

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We’re being asked to calculate the mass of CO form when 0.607 mol Bi2O3 reacted with excess C. Since C is in excess, we can simply ignore it in our calculations. The flow for this problem will be like this:

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Moles of Bi2O3 (mole-to-mole comparison)  Moles of CO (molar mass of O2)  Mass of CO

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Bismuth oxide reacts with carbon to form bismuth metal:

Bi 2O3(s) + 3C(s) ⟶2Bi(s) + 3CO(g)

When 0.607 mol of Bi2Oreacts with excess carbon, how many grams of CO form?

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