Mass of Reactant/Product

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Perla Cervantes_1G
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Mass of Reactant/Product

Postby Perla Cervantes_1G » Wed Apr 25, 2018 11:24 am

Can the mass of a product (or products) be greater than the total mass of reactant (or reactants)?

Jacob Samuels 1E
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Re: Mass of Reactant/Product

Postby Jacob Samuels 1E » Wed Apr 25, 2018 2:03 pm

No, according to the law of conservation of mass, the total mass of the reactants has to be equal to the total mass of the products.

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Re: Mass of Reactant/Product

Postby AnnaYan_1l » Tue May 08, 2018 1:11 pm

Jacob is correct! This is how you are easily able to determine how much of a product was made as a result of a limiting reactant.

AlyssaRivera
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Re: Mass of Reactant/Product

Postby AlyssaRivera » Sun May 13, 2018 5:46 pm

No, reactants Never weigh more than the mass of the products because of conservation of mass.

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Re: Mass of Reactant/Product

Postby Chem_Mod » Sun May 13, 2018 10:18 pm

For "chemical reactions", mass is conserved


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