Answer to Question #182354 in General Chemistry for Daniela(me)

Question #182354

9. Quicklime (CaO) is produced by the thermal decomposition of calcium carbonate. Calculate the volume of carbon dioxide at STP produced from the decomposition of 152 g CaCO3. (34.1L)

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2021-04-21T07:22:53-0400

CaCO3 ---------> CaO + CO2

One mole of CaCO3 gives one mole of CO2

100g of CaCO3 gives 22.4 L of CO2

152 g = 1.52 moles.

Therefore, volume of CO2 produced is 34.05L.

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