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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?

    Given:
    mCl2=71g
    nCl2=1.00 mol
    MCl2=70.9g/mol

    2. Relevant equations

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    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

    SteamKing

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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

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chlorine
     
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