Guide to Stoich: Student edition

Bella Gonzalez

What is stoichiometry? Why is it useful?

The relationship between the relative quantities of substances taking part in a reaction or forming a compound, typically a ratio of whole integers.

Knowing Stoichiometry can help you find the composition of molecules and proportions of substances to combine them and cause them to react completely.

The Aftermath

Stoichiometry is something of importance to the world. Most commonly used in pharmacies all over the world, it ensures that there are no overdoses and deaths! Having the right proportions of things gets pretty important when you don't have a whole lot of reactants to waste (cost reduction)