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Title Limiting Reactants
Description This activity was used in a one-hour recitation at the University of Colorado in Introductory Chemistry.
Subject Chemistry
Level High School, Undergrad - Intro
Type Concept Questions, Homework, Lab
Duration 60 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords Atoms, Chemical equation, Coefficients, Excess reactant, Leftovers, Limiting reactant, Molecules, Products, Reactants, Reaction, Sandwich, Subscripts
Simulation(s) Reactants, Products and Leftovers


Author(s) Kelly Lancaster, Kathy Perkins
Contact Email kelly.lancaster@colorado.edu
School / Organization PhET
Date submitted 10/03/18
Date updated 11/03/21