A Process For Synthesizing Acetaminophen (C8h9no2) A Pain Reliever And A Fever Reducer

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Question

A process for synthesizing acetaminophen (C8H9NO2), a pain reliever and a fever reducer, is

based on the chemical reactions below. The numbers below each compound are the molar masses in g mol−

(1)

4 C6H5NO3

+

3 NaBH4

4 C6H7NO

+

3 NaBO2

+

2 H2O

139.11

37.83

109.13

65.80

18.02

(2)

C6H7NO

+

C4H6O3

C8H9NO2

+

C2H4O2

109.13

102.09

151.16

60.05

What is the percent atom economy (% AE) for the synthesis of C8H9NO2? Enter an answer accurate to three (3) significant figures.

Note: The molar mass is written in order for each compound.

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