Trinitrotoluene (TNT) is manufactured by reaction of toluene with nitric acid.
C7 H8 (s) + 3 HNO3 (l) → C7 H5 N3 O6 (s) + 3 H2 O(g)
Given 100 moles of each reactant, which is the limiting reactant?
1. C7 H8
3. H2 O
4. C7 H5 N3 O6
Frequently Asked Questions
What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?
Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Limiting Reagent concept. You can view video lessons to learn Limiting Reagent. Or if you need more Limiting Reagent practice, you can also practice Limiting Reagent practice problems.
What is the difficulty of this problem?
Our tutors rated the difficulty ofTrinitrotoluene (TNT) is manufactured by reaction of toluene...as medium difficulty.
How long does this problem take to solve?
Our expert Chemistry tutor, Dasha took 2 minutes and 35 seconds to solve this problem. You can follow their steps in the video explanation above.
What professor is this problem relevant for?
Based on our data, we think this problem is relevant for Professor Shear's class at TEXAS.