For this problem, we’re being asked to determine the number of moles of C9H8O4 found in a 0.600 g tablet of aspirin. The flow for this problem will be like this:
Mass of C9H8O4(molar mass of CO2) → Moles of CO2
The molecular formula of acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin), one of the most common pain relievers, is C9H8O4.
How many moles of C9H8O4 are in a 0.600 g tablet of aspirin?
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