Limiting Reagent C5H11COOH + Na = C5H11COONa + H2

Compound Coefficient Molar Mass Moles (g/mol) Weight (g)
C5H11COOH 2 116.15828
Na 2 22.98976928
C5H11COONa 2 138.14010928
H2 1 2.01588


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