Question: DDT an insecticide harmful to fish birds and humans is

DDT, an insecticide harmful to fish, birds, and humans, is produced by the following reaction:
2C6H5Cl + C2HOCl3 → C14H9Cl5 + H2O
Chlorobenzene Chloral DDT In a government lab, 1142 g of chlorobenzene is reacted with 485 g of chloral.
a. What mass of DDT is formed, assuming 100% yield?
b. Which reactant is limiting? Which is in excess?
c. What mass of the excess reactant is left over?
d. If the actual yield of DDT is 200.0 g, what is the percent yield?

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