Marina D.

asked • 03/02/15

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A student prepared aspirin using 2.019 g of salicylic acid and 5.2 ml of acetic anhydride (d=1.08g/ml)
1. Which reactant is limiting? salicylic acid or acetic anhydride
2. What is the theoretical yield of aspirin
3. If the student obtained 1.789 g of aspirin, what is the percent yield?

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