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
1 views

According to his prelaboratory theoretical yield calculations, a student’s experiment should have produced 1 .44 g of magnesium oxide. When he weighed his product after reaction. Only 1.23 g of magnesium oxide was present. What is the student’s percent yield?

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The percentage yield of magnesium oxide should be determined.

Concept Introduction:

Theoretical yield is the amount of product which is theatrically calculates by the amount of limiting agent. It is the maximum amount of product which is formed in any reaction.

The actual yield for a reaction may be less than the theoretical yield.

The percentage yield is calculated by the actual or observed experimental yield divided by the theoretical yield and multiplied by 100.

Explanation

Theoretical yield is also known as calculated yield. Theoretical yield is the amount of product which is theatrically calculates by the amount of limiting agent. It is the maximum amount of product which is formed in any reaction.

Other name of actual yield is observed yield. The actual yield for a reaction may be less than the theoretical yield is side reactions.

The percentage yield is calculated by the actual or observed experimental yield divided by the theoretical yield and multiplied by 100.

The percentage yield can be calculating by the use of following expression:

Actual yield or given yield Theoretical yield or calculated yield ×100%   

Theoretical yield is the greatest amount of a product possible from a reaction, when assume that the reaction goes to 100% competition.

Given:

The theoretical yield of magnesium oxide = 1

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

Which molecule does not form during glycolysis? a. NADH b. pyruvate c. FADH2 d. ATP

Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life (MindTap Course List)

Body fat can be assessed by which of the following techniques? a. blood lipid test b. chest circumference c. du...

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

Why is it necessary to have protein in our diets?

Introduction to General, Organic and Biochemistry

What is the difference between the Milky Way and the Milky Way Galaxy?

Horizons: Exploring the Universe (MindTap Course List)

Define the term biocompatibility.

Chemistry for Engineering Students

When does an incandescent lightbulb carry more current, (a) immediately after it is turned on and the glow of t...

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