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Bromine can be added to limonene to create a brominated compound.
When 613 mg of limonene and
3.5 mL of a 10% (v/v) solution of Br2 in dichloromethane (a solvent) are
combined, 959 mg of the product is isolated. Calculate the percent yield
for this reaction.

If the limonene reactant is composed of a single enantiomer, would you expect the product to be a single enantiomer or
racemic? Explain.

  • Chemistry -

    .... try :
    .613g/136.23g/mol=.004999mol

    .959g/296.04g/mol=.003239mol

    Divide:
    .003239/.004999 then *100% = Percent yield

    =72% yield?

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