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# Calculate the maximum mass of aspirin that could be made from 2.00 g of salicylic acid. The Mr of salicylic acid is 138. Aspirin Mr is 180.

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Calculate the maximum mass of aspirin that could be made from 2.00 g of salicylic

acid. The Mr of salicylic acid is 138. Aspirin Mr is 180.

Answer:

So here's the formula you need , remember product A is the one you're given the mass

of

Mass of product A Mass of product B

Mr of product A Mr of product B

So let's put the numbers in :

2.00g x amount of g

138 180

Cross multiply :

2 x 180 = 360 , 360/138 = 2.61

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