Chapter 9

Limiting Reactant
the reactant that limits the amounts of the other reactants that can combine and the amount of product that can form in a chemical reaction
Excess Reactant
The substance that is not used up completely in a reaction
Theoretical Yield
the maximum amount of product that can be produced from a given amount of reactant
Actual Yield
the measured amount of a product obtained from a reaction
Percent Yield
the ratio of the actual yield to the theoretical yield, multiplied by 100
Composition Stoichiometry
deals with the mass relationships of elements in compounds
Reaction Stoichiometry
Involves the mass relationships between reactants and products in a chemical reaction