Lead(II) oxide from an ore can be reduced to elemental lead by heating in a furnace with carbon.

PbO(s) + C(s)= Pb(l) + CO(g)
Calculate the expected yield of lead if 90.0 kg of lead oxide is heated with 90.0 kg of carbon.

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  1. Never mind! I got it! :)

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  2. This is just like the urea problem. It's another limiting reagent problem.

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