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Urea (NH2)2CO is prepared by reacting ammonia with carbon dioxide. The byproduct is water.
637.2g of ammonia are reacted with 787.3 g of carbon dioxide.
a. (15 points) Which of the two reactants is a limiting reactant? Show your calculations (including the correctly
balanced chemical equation) to explain your choice.
Balanced Chemical Equation:
Calculations:
Explanation and conclusion:
b. (10 points) Which of the two reactants should you use to calculate the theoretical yield (= the maximum amount
possible)? Explain why.

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  1. Urea (NH2)2CO is prepared by reacting ammonia with carbon dioxide. The byproduct is water.
    637.2g of ammonia are reacted with 787.3 g of carbon dioxide.

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