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For the following reaction, 6.43 grams of carbon tetrachloride are mixed with excess methane. The...

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For the following reaction, 6.43 grams of carbon tetrachloride are mixed with excess methane. The reaction yields 3.40 grams of dichloromethane.

methane (g) + carbon tetrachloride (g) {eq}\rightarrow {/eq} dichloromethane (g)

a. What is the theoretical yield of dichloromethane?

b. What is the percent yield for this reaction?

Percent Yield:

Basically, with the help of percent yield, one will be able to estimate the full reaction yield. The given actual yield be utilized for proceeding with the calculation for percent yield.

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Given Data:

  • The mass of carbon tetrachloride is 6.43 g.
  • The mass of dichloromethane is 3.40 g.


The chemical reaction is shown below.

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