This problem requires that we use the ideal gas law first and then do stoichiometric calculations.
We will solve this problem through these steps:
So, let’s start with ethene.
Ethene is converted to ethane by the reaction
C2H4(g) + H2(g) C2H6(g)
C2H4 flows into a catalytic reactor at 25.0 atm and 300.°C with a flow rate of 1000. L/min. Hydrogen at 25.0 atm and 300.°C flows into the reactor at a flow rate of 1500. L/min. If 15.0 kg C2H6 is collected per minute, what is the percent yield of the reaction?
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