Project #68435 - Chemistry

Liquid vitamin C, (ascorbic acid) C6H8O6 , readily reacts with atmospheric oxygen, O2, to form liquid dehydroascorbic acid, C6H6O6 and water. 

a)     Explain why this is a chemical reaction.  (2 marks)

b)     Write a balanced equation for this reaction. (6 marks)

c)     How many mole of oxygen gas is required to react with 1000.0 mg of vitamin C? (5 marks)

d)     Would 1.00 g of oxygen be enough to completely react with the 1000.0 mg of vitamin C? Explain your answer by determining the limiting reagent. (5 marks)

e)     What is the theoretical yield for the reaction with 1.00 g of oxygen? (7 marks)

Subject Science
Due By (Pacific Time) 04/28/2015 12:00 am
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