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Homework Help: Moles and Chlorine Atoms

  1. Nov 21, 2015 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    How many moles of chlorine atoms are there in 71g?

    nCl2=1.00 mol

    2. Relevant equations


    3. The attempt at a solution

    Not sure how to go about this question.

    Would it just be n multiplied by 2?
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  3. Nov 21, 2015 #2


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    Yes. The question asks for how many moles of chlorine atoms there are in 71 g. The atomic weight of one chlorine atom is approx. 35.5

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