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The chemical reaction of 100 g of salicylic acid, C7H6O3, with excess acetic anhydride produces 50.0 g of aspirin, C9H8O4, according to the equation. What is the percentage yield for the reaction shown below? Please show your work.
C7H6O3+C4H6O3→C9H8O4+C2H4O2

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    Same process + a little more from the NaN3 problem above.
    Find mols aspirin produced by 100 g salicylic acid, convert to grams aspirin, and that is the theoretical yield. Then % yield = (actual yield/theoretical yield)*100 = ?

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