Limiting Ingredients and Cupcake Yields. Brian Dempsey / Simon Yang. Limiting Reactant. There are 36 un-iced cupcakes. Each cupcake gets 2 tablespoons of icing. You have 3 tubs of icing, and each tub of icing contains about 26 tablespoons. What is the limiting reactant?.
Brian Dempsey / Simon Yang
What is the limiting reactant?
39 cupcakes can be iced with the available icing, but we only have 36 cupcakes. Therefore, the limiting reactant is the cupcakes.
What is the Percent Yield?