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Unformatted text preview: STOICHIOMETRY - EQUATIONS STOICHIOMETRY
Stoichiometry: the study of quantitative Stoichiometry: relationships that exist in chemical formulas and reactions. formulas In this unit you will interpret and perform In stoichiometric calculations in balanced chemical equations. chemical The Process The
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• Balance the equation. Identify the known and unknown. Convert the known units to moles (if required). Multiply by the coefficient (mole) ratio.
Moles of unknown / moles of known 5. 6. Convert the moles of unknown to the desired Convert units. units. Sigfigs / scientific notation / units / substance Sample Problems Sample
Moles to Moles Volume to Volume Mass to Mass Mass to Volume Limiting Reactants Limiting
The reactant that limits the amount of product The formed in a chemical reaction is called the limiting reactant. limiting The quantities of products formed in a reaction are The always determined by the quantity of the limiting reactant. reactant. Examples! Wkst 11-3 Percent Yield Percent
The amount of a product that should be produced based on The calculations is called the expected yield. expected The amount of a product that is really obtained from a The chemical reaction is called the actual yield. actual Percent Yield = Percent actual yield X 100% actual expected yield ...
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This note was uploaded on 01/28/2011 for the course CHEM 101 taught by Professor Petrovich during the Fall '08 term at N.C. State.
- Fall '08