DDT is an insecticide banned by the U. S. government because of its hazard to fish and birds. It can be prepared as follows:
2 C6H5Cl + C2HOCl3 ® C14H9Cl5 + H2O
chlorobenzene chloral DDT
If 451 g of chlorobenzene reacts with 368 g of chloral to yield 507 g of DDT, determine which species is the limiting reactant and calculate the theoretical yield and the percentage yield.
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