When solid silicon tetrachloride reacts with water, solid silicon dioxide and hydrogen chloride gas are formed. (a) Write a balanced equation for the reaction. (b) In an experiment, 45.00 g of silicon tetrachloride are treated with 45.00 mL of water ( d = 1.00 g / mL ) . What is the theoretical yield of HCI (in grams)? (c) When the reaction is complete, 17.8 L of HCl gas ( d = 1.49 g / L at the conditions of the experiment) are obtained. What is the percent yield? (d) How much of the reactant in excess is unused?

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Chapter 3, Problem 69QAP
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When solid silicon tetrachloride reacts with water, solid silicon dioxide and hydrogen chloride gas are formed.

(a) Write a balanced equation for the reaction.

(b) In an experiment, 45.00 g of silicon tetrachloride are treated with 45.00 mL of water ( d = 1.00 g / mL ) . What is the theoretical yield of HCI (in grams)?

(c) When the reaction is complete, 17.8 L of HCl gas ( d = 1.49 g / L at the conditions of the experiment) are obtained. What is the percent yield?

(d) How much of the reactant in excess is unused?

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