The balanced reaction: 2Mg + O2 → 2MgO 2 moles of Mg and 5 moles of O2 are allowed to react.Which reagent is the limiting reagent?


[1] Mg [2] O2 [3] MgO [4] There is no limiting reagent [5] Both Mg and O2 are limiting reagents

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  • 5 months ago

    the reaction is 2 moles + 1 mole, you have 2 and 5, so the Mg is the limiting factor and O2 is excess

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