Problem: Urea, CO(NH2)2, is manufactured on a large scale for use in producing urea-formaldehyde plastics and as a fertilizer. What is the maximum mass of urea that can be manufactured from the CO2 produced by combustion of 1.00 × 103 kg of carbon followed by the reaction? CO2(g) + 2NH3(g) ⟶ CO(NH2)2(s) + H2O(l)

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(1.00×103 kg C) ×103 g1 kg ×1 mol C12.01 g C×1 mol CO21 mol C×1 mol CO(NH2)21 mol CO2×60.06 g CO(NH2)21 mol CO(NH2)2


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Urea, CO(NH2)2, is manufactured on a large scale for use in producing urea-formaldehyde plastics and as a fertilizer. What is the maximum mass of urea that can be manufactured from the CO2 produced by combustion of 1.00 × 103 kg of carbon followed by the reaction? 

CO2(g) + 2NH3(g) ⟶ CO(NH2)2(s) + H2O(l)

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