Limiting Reagents - A Limiting Reagent is the reagent that...

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A Limiting Reagent is the reagent that limits the amount of products that can be formed. For example, nitrogen gas is prepared by passing ammonia gas over solid copper(II) oxide at high temperatures.  The other products are solid copper and water vapor. 2 NH 3 (g) + 3 CuO(s)   N 2 (g) + 3 Cu(s) + 3 H 2 O(g) If 18.1 g of  NH 3  are reacted with 90.4 g of  CuO , which is the limiting reagent? How many grams  of  N 2  will be formed? First we compute the number of moles of 
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This note was uploaded on 10/13/2011 for the course CHEMISTRY 121 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Bangladesh University of Eng and Tech.

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