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Homework Help: Chemistry

Posted by Lauren on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 8:00pm.

Aspirin is prepared by heating salicylic acid, C7H6O3, with acetic anhydride, C4H603. The other product produced is acetic acid, C2H402.
What is the theoretical yield in grams of aspirin, C9H8O4, when 2.00 grams of salicylic acid is heated with 4.00g of acetic anhydride? If the actual yield of aspirin is 2.10g, what is the percentage yield?

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