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Unformatted text preview: o Pancakes 1 cup flour + 2 eggs + tsp baking powder 5 pancakes o Suppose you have 3 cup flour, 10 eggs, 4 tsp baking powder: * = 3 cup flour1 5pancakes1 cup flower 15 pancakes * = 10 eggs1 5 pancakes2 eggs 25 pancakes . * . = 4 tsp baking powder1 5 pancakes12 tsp baking powder 40 pancakes In this example flour is the limiting reactant because there is not enough flower to make more than 15 pancakes no matter how much of any other ingredient you have. 15 pancakes is the maximum yield....
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