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Beautiful_Lier96
 2 years ago
Can someone eplain how to do this ? :
identify the limiting reagent and the volume of CO2 formed when 11 L CS2 reacts with 18 L O2 to produce SO2 gas at STP.
CS2(g)+3O2(g) → CO2(g)+2SO2(g)
A.CS2; 3.3 L CO2
B.O2; 6.0 L CO2
C.CS2; 11 L CO2
D.O2; 27 L CO2
Beautiful_Lier96
 2 years ago
Can someone eplain how to do this ? : identify the limiting reagent and the volume of CO2 formed when 11 L CS2 reacts with 18 L O2 to produce SO2 gas at STP. CS2(g)+3O2(g) → CO2(g)+2SO2(g) A.CS2; 3.3 L CO2 B.O2; 6.0 L CO2 C.CS2; 11 L CO2 D.O2; 27 L CO2

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aaronq
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2the limiting reagent dictates how much of the product you can make i.e. the one you have less of. so (1) convert what you have to moles (2) divide each one by it's coefficient e.g. if, aA + bB > cC; moles of A/a = moles related to coefficient (3) whichever one is lower is the limiting reagent

aaronq
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2to find the volume of CO2 produced using the coefficients determine how many moles you produced based on the limiting reagent (since you can only make that many moles. eg. consider: aA + bB > cC; if A is the limiting reagent, then moles of C produced: moles of A/a=moles of C/c

Beautiful_Lier96
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so your saying i would use the final part

aaronq
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2what do you mean by the "final part"?

Beautiful_Lier96
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0CO2(g)+2SO2(g)

aaronq
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2well you have to use all of it. use what the quantities they gave to find the limiting reagent, then use the quantity (about of moles) of the limiting reagent (since you can't make more than what you have, right?) to find how many moles of CO2 you can make based on the coefficients.

aaronq
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2find the limiting reagent by following the directions in my first post

Beautiful_Lier96
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A? is that right

aaronq
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2so which is the limiting reagent?

Beautiful_Lier96
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0idkay. i did everything about 10 times and still cant figure it out. cuz i keep on getting diff numbers

aaronq
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2which is the limiting reagent?

Beautiful_Lier96
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what does that mean ?

aaronq
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2my first post: the limiting reagent dictates how much of the product you can make i.e. the one you have less of.

Beautiful_Lier96
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i looked up the answer its B. but i still dnt know how

aaronq
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2nope, thats wrong also. answer my question, which is the limiting reagent?
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