Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1133949649
ISBN 13: 978-1-13394-964-0

Chapter 4 Stoichiometry: Quantitative Information about Chemical Reactions - 4-2 Reactions in Which One Reactant Is Present in Limited Supply - Review & Check for Section 4-2 - Page 147: 1



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Methanol: $32.05\ g/mol$ Oxygen: $32.00\ g/mol$ Since they have practically the same molecular weight and the same mass, the limiting reactant is oxygen, because it has a bigger stoichiometric coefficient (3 vs. 2 from methanol).
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