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Problem: For the reaction shown, compute the theoretical yield of the product (in moles) for each of the following initial amounts of reactants.Ti(s) + 2Cl2(g) → TiCl4(s)8 mol Ti, 19 mol Cl2

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Balanced equationTi(s) + 2Cl2(g) → TiCl4(s)

Mole to mole comparison:

  • 1 mole Ti forms 1 mol TiCl4
  • 2 moles Cl2 forms 1 mol TiCl4
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For the reaction shown, compute the theoretical yield of the product (in moles) for each of the following initial amounts of reactants.

Ti(s) + 2Cl2(g) → TiCl4(s)

8 mol Ti, 19 mol Cl2

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