what is the theoretical yield of potassium oxide that the scientist could potentially produce from the reaction with oxygen gas?

4K(s) + O2(g) → 2 K2O(s)

If a staff member at a laboratory has 12.0 grams of potassium metal, what is the theoretical yield of potassium oxide that the scientist could potentially produce from the reaction with oxygen gas?

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  • 1 month ago

    (12.0 g K) / (39.0983 g K/mol) x (2 mol K2O / 4 mol K) x (94.196 g K2O/mol) =

    14.5 g K2O

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