Problem: A chemical reaction involving substances A and B stops when B is completely used. B is thea. excess reactantb. limiting reactantc. primary reactantd. primary product

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Were given the following reaction condition involving substances A and B, the reaction stops when B is completely used. We're being asked to determine what B is.


Notice that we are given the amount of both reactants: 

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A chemical reaction involving substances A and B stops when B is completely used. B is the

a. excess reactant

b. limiting reactant

c. primary reactant

d. primary product

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