The reaction of salicylic acid, C7H6O3, with acetic anhydride, C2H6O3, produces aspirin, C9H8O4, and acetic acid, HC2H3O2.a. Write the balanced chemical equation for this reaction.b. What mass of salicylic acid is needed to produce 100aspirin tables, each containing 325mg of aspirin?

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The reaction of salicylic acid, C7H6O3, with acetic anhydride, C2H6O3, produces aspirin, C9H8O4, and
acetic acid, HC2H3O2.
a. Write the balanced chemical equation for this reaction.
b. What mass of salicylic acid is needed to produce 100aspirin tables, each containing 325mg of
aspirin?

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