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Unformatted text preview: determines how much of the product can possibly form o When given 23.1 grams of hydrogen and 25.4 grams of oxygen, how much water can be produced? o 23.1 g x 1 mol H2 / 2.01588 g x 1 mol H2O / 2 mol H2 x 18.01528 g = 103 g H2O o 25.4 g x 1 mol O2 / 31.9988 g x 1 mol H2O / 1 mol O2 x 18.01528 g = 14.3 g H2O o oxygen, the limiting reactant, would produce less water product than hydrogen o no more than 14.3 grams of water can be made from the reactants given theoretical yield- quantity of product predicted to form if all the limiting reactant is used percent yield- actual yield divided by theoretical yield o What is the percent yield if 12.5 g of water was produced from 23.1 g of hydrogen and 25.4 g of oxygen? (see above) o 12.5 / 14.3 = 0.874 = 87.4%...
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