Aspirin is one of the products when you mix Salicylic acid and Acetic anhydride. One
kilogram of Salicylic acid produced one thousand and two hundred grams of Aspirin.
C7H6O3(s) + C4H6O3(l) C9H8O4(s) + CH3COOH(i)
a. Balance the chemical equation;
b. Identify the limiting reactant and the excess reactant if applicable;
c. Compute for the theoretical yield;
d. Determine the percent yield of the reaction;
e. Calculate the percent error and
f. Compute for the excess amount of the excess reactant if applicable.