Limiting Reactants - Neither?

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Karen Ung 2H
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Limiting Reactants - Neither?

Postby Karen Ung 2H » Fri Oct 06, 2017 9:36 am

I'm confused about when neither of the reactants is limiting in the chemical reaction. Could someone give an example/explanation?

Ozhen Atoyan 1F
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Re: Limiting Reactants - Neither?

Postby Ozhen Atoyan 1F » Fri Oct 06, 2017 9:42 am

When there is no limiting reactant in a chemical equation, that means the reaction goes to completion. All of the reactants are used. Also, there is no excess. However, this is very unlikely to occur. I would also like to see an example of this, because I am not sure how to determine how much of a specified product is used.

Tatiana Hage 2E
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Re: Limiting Reactants - Neither?

Postby Tatiana Hage 2E » Fri Oct 06, 2017 1:19 pm

You would know when there are no limiting reactants in an equation if both reactants produced the same mass of a product.

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