Chemistry 9th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1133611095
ISBN 13: 978-1-13361-109-7

Chapter 3 - Stoichiometry - Review Questions - Page 125: 8


A limiting reactant problem has a reaction where one reactant will be completely consumed before the other reactant(s) have been completely consumed. To solve these problems, first find the limiting reactant by comparing the required mole ratio of the reactants in the reaction to the mole ratio of the reactants provided. After determining the limiting reactant, solve the problem and calculate the reaction using the moles of the limiting reactant given.

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