Table of Contents for Caveman Chemistry: 28 Projects, from the Creation of Fire to the Production of Plastics | ||
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- Q: How many grams of quicklime can be produced by the complete calcination of 100 grams of limestone?
- Q: How many grams of water are needed to completely slake 100 grams of quicklime?
- Q: How many grams of slaked lime can be produced from the reaction of 100 grams of quicklime with excess water?
- Q: When cellulose is heated in a reducing environment it becomes charcoal as shown in Equation 1-1. How many grams of charcoal can be produced by the complete conversion of 100 grams of cellulose?
- Q: The partial calcination of gypsum produces plaster according to Equation 10-1. How many grams of plaster can be produced by the complete conversion of 100 grams of gypsum?
- Q: How many grams of copper can be produced by the complete reduction of 10 grams of copper carbonate?

**Q: **When cellulose is heated in a reducing environment it becomes charcoal as shown in Equation 1-1. How many grams of charcoal can be produced by the complete conversion of 100 grams of cellulose?

**A: **40 grams of charcoal.

**Q: **The partial calcination of gypsum produces plaster according to Equation 10-1. How many grams of plaster can be produced by the complete conversion of 100 grams of gypsum?

**A: **84 grams of plaster.

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Tape your stoichiometry quizzes into your notebook and calculate the theoretical yield for one of your previous projects: pottery, lime, gypsum, or metal. Compare the theoretical yield to your experimental yield. Speculate on the kinds of things that could lead to any discrepancies. |

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