C2 3.5 The yield of a chemical reaction

C2 3.5 The yield of a chemical reaction

Author: Gemma Boyson
  • What do we mean by the yield of a chemical reaction and what factors affect it?
  • How do we calculate the percentage yield of a chemical reaction?
  • Why is it important to achieve a high yield in industry and waste as little energy as possible?
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Percentage Yield

Source: Fuse School

Theoretical yield and losses

Source: Fuse School

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Source: Fuse School