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**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)

###### FREE Expert Solution

###### FREE Expert Solution

$(1.00\times {10}^{3}\overline{)\mathrm{kg}}C)\mathbf{}\mathbf{\times}\frac{{\mathbf{10}}^{\mathbf{3}}\mathbf{}\overline{)\mathbf{g}}}{\mathbf{1}\mathbf{}\overline{)\mathbf{kg}}}\mathbf{}\mathbf{\times}\frac{\mathbf{1}\mathbf{}\overline{)\mathbf{mol}\mathbf{}\mathbf{C}}}{\mathbf{12}\mathbf{.}\mathbf{01}\mathbf{}\overline{)\mathbf{g}\mathbf{}\mathbf{C}}}\mathbf{\times}\frac{\mathbf{1}\mathbf{}\overline{)\mathbf{mol}\mathbf{}{\mathbf{CO}}_{\mathbf{2}}}}{\mathbf{1}\mathbf{}\overline{)\mathbf{mol}\mathbf{}\mathbf{C}}}\mathbf{\times}\frac{\mathbf{1}\mathbf{}\overline{)\mathbf{mol}\mathbf{}\mathbf{CO}{\left({\mathrm{NH}}_{2}\right)}_{\mathbf{2}}}}{\mathbf{1}\mathbf{}\overline{)\mathbf{mol}\mathbf{}{\mathbf{CO}}_{\mathbf{2}}}}\mathbf{\times}\frac{\mathbf{60}\mathbf{.}\mathbf{06}\mathbf{}\mathbf{g}\mathbf{}\mathbf{CO}{\left({\mathrm{NH}}_{2}\right)}_{\mathbf{2}}}{\mathbf{1}\mathbf{}\overline{)\mathbf{mol}\mathbf{}\mathbf{CO}{\left({\mathrm{NH}}_{2}\right)}_{\mathbf{2}}}}$

###### Problem Details

Urea, CO(NH_{2})_{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 CO_{2} produced by combustion of 1.00 × 10^{3} kg of carbon followed by the reaction?

CO_{2}(*g*) + 2NH_{3}(*g*) ⟶ CO(NH_{2})_{2}(*s*) + H_{2}O(*l*)

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