# Chem

Determine the theoretical yield of aspirin for a student who started the experiment with 3.489g of salicylic asid

1. mols SA = grams SA/molar mass SA

The mols SA = mols ASA since the ratiio is 1:1 in the equatin.

Then grams ASA = mols ASA x molar mass ASA
SA = salycilic acid
ASA = aspirin.

posted by DrBob222

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