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If 58 g of CaCO3 decomposes to form 24 g of CaO, what is the percent yield of CaO?

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    1. Write the equation.
    CaCO3 ==> CO2 + CaO

    2. Calculate the theoretical yield. Here is a solved example. Just follow the steps. http://www.jiskha.com/science/chemistry/stoichiometry.html

    3. Calculate %yield, also given in the solved example.
    Post your work if you get stuck.

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