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Problem: When benzene (C6H6) reacts with bromine (Br2), bromobenzene (C6H5Br) is obtained: C6H6 + Br2 → C6H5Br + HBrWhat is the theoretical yield of bromobenzene in this reaction when 31.0 g of benzene reacts with 67.2 g of bromine?

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Balanced Reaction: xC6H6 + Br2 → C6H5Br + HBr

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When benzene (C6H6) reacts with bromine (Br2), bromobenzene (C6H5Br) is obtained: C6H6 + Br2 → C6H5Br + HBr

What is the theoretical yield of bromobenzene in this reaction when 31.0 g of benzene reacts with 67.2 g of bromine?

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