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How many moles of carbon are consumed?

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In the equation CaO+3C>CaC2+CO, 75.5 kg of CaO produces 85.9 kg of Calcium carbide. How many moles of carbon are consumed?

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You start with 75.5kg = 75500 g of CaO
Molecular weight of CaO = 56g/mol
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This solution identifies the problem as a simple stoichiometry question and provides calculations and the answer.

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