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How would I relate the molecular mass of ethanol (46.07 g/mol) to its formula (C2H6O)

  1. Oct 24, 2011 #1
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    How would I relate the molecular mass of ethanol (46.07 g/mol) to its formula (C2H6O) and indicate how much a mole of ethanol would weigh?


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  3. Oct 24, 2011 #2

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    Re: How would I relate the molecular mass of ethanol (46.07 g/mol) to its formula (C2

    46 g/mol is not a molecular mass, but molar mass.

    Just sum atomic masses of all atoms present in the molecule.
     
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