How do you know which molecule is a limiting reactant?

1 Answer
Jun 17, 2017

Answer:

Well, you needs a stoichiometrically balanced equation.....

Explanation:

And what does #"stoichiometry"# mean? In practice it means #"garbage in equals garbage out"#. And thus you have to have the equation in front of you, and then work out the equivalence of the reagents that take part in the reaction.

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