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anonymous
 4 years ago
Consider the following unbalanced reaction:
C(s) + S8(s) → CS2(l)
How many grams of carbon disulfide will be produced if 8.80 g of C and 17.2 g of S8 are allowed to react completely?
Report your answer to 3 significant figures and do not include units.
anonymous
 4 years ago
Consider the following unbalanced reaction: C(s) + S8(s) → CS2(l) How many grams of carbon disulfide will be produced if 8.80 g of C and 17.2 g of S8 are allowed to react completely? Report your answer to 3 significant figures and do not include units.

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aaronq
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2do you know what units you use in stoichiometric problems?

aaronq
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2nope you ALWAYS use moles

aaronq
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2so to solve this problem: (1) balance the reaction (2) convert grams of reactants to moles of reactants ...moles=mass/molar mass (3) determine limiting reactant (whichever one you have less of will determine how much product you can make) (4) use the coefficients from the balanced equation to find how many moles of product you make (5) convert to grams ...again using n=m/M

aaronq
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2do these and ill help you if you get stuck

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im stuck...im trying to convert the grams of the reactant to moles of reactant but im confused

aaronq
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2okay, so you know how many grams you have .. do you know each reactants molar mass?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0molar mass of C=12.011?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Molar mass of CS2=76.141

aaronq
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2okay so use the formula n=m/M moles = mass / molar mass find the number of moles ie. divide the mass by the molar mass

aaronq
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2so for carbon m=(8.8g)/(12g/mol) = 0.733 mol

Preetha
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Aaron, really good work helping this learner!
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