How much iron metal will #160*g# of ferric oxide provide: #Fe_2O_3(s) + 3C(s) stackrel(Delta)rarr2Fe(s)+3CO(g)#?

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May 8, 2016

Answer:

You have the stoichiometric equation.

Explanation:

#Fe_2O_3 + 3C rarr 2Fe +3COuarr#

Thus 1 mole of ferric oxide gives 2 moles of iron metal upon reduction. Given molar quantities, #160*g# ferric oxide will provide almost #111*g# of iron metal.