Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

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Chapter 4 Stoichiometry: Quantitative Information about Chemical Reactions - Study Questions - Page 179n: 142


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a) Reactants: $C_4H_9O_6$, $153.11\ g/mol$ Product: $98.06\ g/mol$ Atom economy: $98.06/153.11\times100\%=64.0\%$ b) Number of moles of butene: $1000\ g\div 57.12\ g/mol=17.51\ mol$ Mass of maleic anhydride: $17.51\ mol\times 98.06\ g/mol=1716.9\ g$ Percent yield: $1200/1716.9\times100\%=70.0\%$
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