11th Class Chemistry Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry Question Bank 11th CBSE Chemistry Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry

  • question_answer In the combustion of methane, why is methane regarded as the limiting reactant?

    Answer:

                    Methane \[(C{{H}_{4}})\] is regarded as the limiting reactant because air or oxygen is always present in excess. The amounts of\[C{{O}_{2}}\] and\[{{H}_{2}}O\] formed in the reaction depend upon the amount of methane only. Therefore, it is regarded as the limiting reactant.


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