Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 4 - Sections 4.1-4.9 - Exercises - Review Questions: 1

Answer

Reaction stoichiometry is the numerical relationship between the amount of reactants and products in a balanced chemical equation. The coefficients in a chemical reaction specify the relative amounts in moles of each of the substances involved in the reaction.

Work Step by Step

Stoichimetry allows us to determine the mount of products that will be created in a reaction and adjust the initial reactants accordingly, or predict from existing reactants what the end product will be.
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