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Homework Help: Atoms, Moles, Grams Conversion

  1. Oct 16, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    A microscopic scientist is assembling sugar molecules (C6H12O6) from C, H, and O atoms. If he has 6.022x10^23 atoms of each type, how many grams of sugar molecules can he assemble? Which type of atom does he run out of first?

    2. Relevant equations

    1 mol = 6.02x10^23 atoms
    1 mol C6H12O6 = 180.15g

    3. The attempt at a solution

    Well the problem states that he has 6.022x10^23 atoms of each type, meaning 1 mole of C, 1 mole of H, and 1 mole of O. I'm just not sure how to use this data to solve for this problem since it seems so strange


    NEVERMIND, Solved but thanks.
    Last edited: Oct 16, 2008
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  3. Oct 16, 2008 #2


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    If the person only has one mole of each atom, how many C6H12O6 can they make - what is the limiting component = which will they run out of first.
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