Find grams of product using a balanced chemical equation

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Homework Statement


2KClO3 → 2KCl + 3O2

How many grams of potassium chloride are produced if 25 g of potassium chlorate decompose


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The Attempt at a Solution



25g * (1 mole KClO3/122.45 g KClO3) *(74.45g/ 1 mole KCl) =15.2 g KCl

is this right??
 

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Borek
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Final result is OK, although you are missing a conversion factor, one that is crucial for the stoichiometry - 2 moles KCl produced per each 2 moles of KClO3 decomposed. Luckily to you 2/2 is just 1.
 

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