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The following reaction occurs in a blast furnace
Fe2O3 +3Co--------2Fe+3Co2
Calculate the mass of carbon monoxide needed to reduce 16 tones of iron (111) oxide

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  1. 1. Convert 16 tonnes of Fe2O3 to grams.
    2. Convert g Fe2O3 to mols. mols = grams/molar mass
    3. Using the coefficients in the balanced equationk convert mols Fe2o3 o mols CO.
    4. Convert mols CO to grams. grams CO = mols CO x molar mass CO

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  2. 11.1g

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