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Problem: For the reaction shown, find the limiting reactant for each of the following initial amounts of reactants.2Na(s) + Br2(g) → 2NaBr(s)4 mol Na, 4 mol Br2

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We are asked to find the limiting reactant for each of the following initial amounts of reactants.


2Na(s) + Br2(g) → 2NaBr(s)

Given: 

4 mol Na, 4 mol Br2 


Calculate mole product based on both reactants: 


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For the reaction shown, find the limiting reactant for each of the following initial amounts of reactants.
2Na(s) + Br2(g) → 2NaBr(s)

4 mol Na, 4 mol Br2

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