# What is the percent yield of the following reaction if 60 grams of CaCO3 is heated to give 15 grams of CaO? CaCO3→CaO + CO2

##### 1 Answer

Sep 18, 2014

The percent yield is 45 %.

CaCO₃ →CaO + CO₂

First, calculate the theoretical yield of CaO.

Theor. yield =

Now calculate the percent yield.

% yield =