Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

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Chapter 4 Stoichiometry: Quantitative Information about Chemical Reactions - Study Questions - Page 179n: 141


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a) Reactants: $C_6H_6O_9$, $222.10\ g/mol$ Product: $98.06\ g/mol$ Atom economy: $98.06/222.10\times100\%=44.2\%$ b) Number of moles of benzene: $1000\ g\div78.11\ g/mol=12.80\ mol$ Mass of maleic anhydride: $12.80\ mol\times 98.06\ g/mol=1255.3\ g$ Percent yield: $972/1255.3\times100\%=77.4\%$
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