We need to determine the moles of CrPO4 formed by each reactant. The reactant that forms the lower amount of product is the limiting reactant and will dictate the amount of product formed.
Outline the steps needed to determine the limiting reactant when 0.50 mol of Cr and 0.75 mol of H3PO4 react according to the following chemical equation.
2Cr + 2H3PO4 ⟶ 2CrPO4 + 3H2
Determine the limiting reactant.
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