BuyFindarrow_forward

Introductory Chemistry: A Foundati...

9th Edition
Steven S. Zumdahl + 1 other
ISBN: 9781337399425

Solutions

Chapter
Section
BuyFindarrow_forward

Introductory Chemistry: A Foundati...

9th Edition
Steven S. Zumdahl + 1 other
ISBN: 9781337399425
Textbook Problem
3 views

Silicon carbide, SIC, is one of the hardest materials known. Surpassed in hardness only by diamond, it is sometimes known commercially as carborundum. Silicon carbide is used primarily as an abrasive for sandpaper and is manufactured by heating common sand (silicon dioxide, SiO 2 ) with carbon in a turn ace.

:math> SiO 2 ( s ) + C ( s ) CO ( g ) + SiC ( s )

at mass of silicon carbide should result when 1.0 kg of pure sand is heated with an excess of carbon?

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The mass of silicon carbide should be calculated.

Concept Introduction:

The expected or theoretical yield of the product depends on the limiting reactant of the reaction. Limiting reactant is the reactant that limits the mass of product formed in the reaction. The reactant other than limiting reactant is known as excess reactant.

Explanation

The mass of pure sand is 1.0 kg and carbon is present in excess. Thus, SiO2 is a limiting reactant.

The balanced chemical reaction is as follows:

SiO2(s)+3C(s)2CO(g)+SiC(s)

First calculate the number of moles of sand or SiO2 as follows:

n=mM

Molar mass of SiO2 is 60.08 g/mol thus, number of moles will be:

n=1.0 kg(1000 kg1 kg)60

Still sussing out bartleby?

Check out a sample textbook solution.

See a sample solution

The Solution to Your Study Problems

Bartleby provides explanations to thousands of textbook problems written by our experts, many with advanced degrees!

Get Started
Ch-9 P-3ALQCh-9 P-4ALQCh-9 P-5ALQCh-9 P-6ALQCh-9 P-7ALQCh-9 P-8ALQCh-9 P-9ALQCh-9 P-10ALQCh-9 P-11ALQCh-9 P-12ALQCh-9 P-13ALQCh-9 P-14ALQCh-9 P-15ALQCh-9 P-16ALQCh-9 P-17ALQCh-9 P-18ALQCh-9 P-19ALQCh-9 P-20ALQCh-9 P-21ALQCh-9 P-1QAPCh-9 P-2QAPCh-9 P-3QAPCh-9 P-4QAPCh-9 P-5QAPCh-9 P-6QAPCh-9 P-7QAPCh-9 P-8QAPCh-9 P-9QAPCh-9 P-10QAPCh-9 P-11QAPCh-9 P-12QAPCh-9 P-13QAPCh-9 P-14QAPCh-9 P-15QAPCh-9 P-16QAPCh-9 P-17QAPCh-9 P-18QAPCh-9 P-19QAPCh-9 P-20QAPCh-9 P-21QAPCh-9 P-22QAPCh-9 P-23QAPCh-9 P-24QAPCh-9 P-25QAPCh-9 P-26QAPCh-9 P-27QAPCh-9 P-28QAPCh-9 P-29QAPCh-9 P-30QAPCh-9 P-31QAPCh-9 P-32QAPCh-9 P-33QAPCh-9 P-34QAPCh-9 P-35QAPCh-9 P-36QAPCh-9 P-37QAPCh-9 P-38QAPCh-9 P-39QAPCh-9 P-40QAPCh-9 P-41QAPCh-9 P-42QAPCh-9 P-43QAPCh-9 P-44QAPCh-9 P-45QAPCh-9 P-46QAPCh-9 P-47QAPCh-9 P-48QAPCh-9 P-49QAPCh-9 P-50QAPCh-9 P-51QAPCh-9 P-52QAPCh-9 P-53QAPCh-9 P-54QAPCh-9 P-55QAPCh-9 P-56QAPCh-9 P-57QAPCh-9 P-58QAPCh-9 P-59QAPCh-9 P-60QAPCh-9 P-61QAPCh-9 P-62QAPCh-9 P-63QAPCh-9 P-64QAPCh-9 P-65QAPCh-9 P-66QAPCh-9 P-67APCh-9 P-68APCh-9 P-69APCh-9 P-70APCh-9 P-71APCh-9 P-72APCh-9 P-73APCh-9 P-74APCh-9 P-75APCh-9 P-76APCh-9 P-77APCh-9 P-78APCh-9 P-79APCh-9 P-80APCh-9 P-81APCh-9 P-82APCh-9 P-83APCh-9 P-84APCh-9 P-85APCh-9 P-86APCh-9 P-87APCh-9 P-88APCh-9 P-89APCh-9 P-90APCh-9 P-91APCh-9 P-92APCh-9 P-93CPCh-9 P-94CPCh-9 P-95CPCh-9 P-96CPCh-9 P-97CPCh-9 P-98CPCh-9 P-99CPCh-9 P-100CPCh-9 P-1CRCh-9 P-2CRCh-9 P-3CRCh-9 P-4CRCh-9 P-5CRCh-9 P-6CRCh-9 P-7CRCh-9 P-8CRCh-9 P-9CRCh-9 P-10CRCh-9 P-11CRCh-9 P-12CRCh-9 P-13CRCh-9 P-14CRCh-9 P-15CRCh-9 P-16CRCh-9 P-17CRCh-9 P-18CRCh-9 P-19CRCh-9 P-20CRCh-9 P-21CR

Additional Science Solutions

Find more solutions based on key concepts

Show solutions add

When blood glucose concentration rises, the pancreas secretes, and when blood glucose levels fall, the pancreas...

Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies - Standalone book (MindTap Course List)

How are length and time used to describe motion?

An Introduction to Physical Science

Does the cell cycle refer to mitosis as well as meiosis?

Human Heredity: Principles and Issues (MindTap Course List)

In about 1657, Otto von Guericke, inventor of the air pump, evacuated a sphere made of two brass hemispheres (F...

Physics for Scientists and Engineers, Technology Update (No access codes included)