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2.4: Transformations of Matter

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  • Unit 5 Objectives

    By the end of this unit, you will be able to:

    • Derive chemical equations from narrative descriptions of chemical reactions.
    • Write and balance chemical equations
    • Explain the concept of stoichiometry as it pertains to chemical reactions
    • Use balanced chemical equations to derive stoichiometric factors relating amounts of reactants and products
    • Perform stoichiometric calculations involving mass and moles
    • Explain the concepts of theoretical yield and limiting reactants/reagents.
    • Derive the theoretical yield for a reaction under specified conditions.
    • Calculate the percent yield for a reaction.