Answer to Question #58182 in Organic Chemistry for sarah
Assume that 3.0 g of aniline and 4.5 mL of acetic anhydride (density ρ = 1.08 g mL-1) are used in the preparation of acetanilide.
1) What is the limiting reagent? Justify your answer.
2) What is the theoretical yield in grams of acetanilide?
3) What is the % yield if 3.30 g of acetanilide are obtained?