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Unit 6: Quantifying Chemical Reactions—Stoichiometry and Moles

Glossary

Coefficient
In a balanced chemical equation, the number that appears before one of the compounds in the reaction. A pair of coefficients represent the ratio of one product or reactant in relation to the other reactants or products.
Percent yield
The degree to which a reaction has gone to completion.
Theoretical yield
The number of moles of product we would have if all of the limiting reagent were converted to products.

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