Problem: Mining companies use this reaction to obtain iron from iron ore:Fe2O3(s) + 3CO(g) → 2Fe(s) + 3CO2(g)The reaction of 182 g of Fe2O3 with 84.1 g of CO produces 73.1 g of Fe.Determine the percent yield of solid iron.

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Fe2O3(s) + 3CO(g) → 2Fe(s) + 3CO2(g)

= 127.294 g Fe → excess

= 111.783 g Fe → limiting

Problem Details

Mining companies use this reaction to obtain iron from iron ore:

Fe2O3(s) + 3CO(g) → 2Fe(s) + 3CO2(g)

The reaction of 182 g of Fe2O3 with 84.1 g of CO produces 73.1 g of Fe.

Determine the percent yield of solid iron.

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