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Subject: Too much percent yield

Date: Fri Aug 14 14:58:28 2009
Posted by Denise
Grade level: undergrad School: YCCD
City: Modesto State/Province: CA Country: USA
Area of science: Chemistry
ID: 1250287108.Ch

We reacted MG with HCL to yield Hydorogen gas.  In the end, our actual yield 
of H was greater than our theoretical yield.  What theories might I use to 
help explain a percent yield over 100%?

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