• In everyday chemistry, the balanced chemical equation is the recipe that must be followed.
  • The amount of limiting reactant determines how much product will be formed in a chemical reaction.
  • In the Haber process, nitrogen gas is combined with hydrogen gas to form ammonia.
  • One mole of N2 will react with three moles of H2 to form two moles.
  • of NH3.
  • The reaction proceeds until the limiting reactsant is completely used up.
  • The excess reactant is the reactant that is initially present in a greater amount than will be reacted.
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