We are asked to find the grams of Cu only so we should just be concerned with the volume and concentration of CuSO4.
Mole CuSO4 can be expressed by the equation below :
Consider two solutions, the first being 50.0 mL of 1.00 M CuSO4 and the second 50.0 mL of 2.00 M KOH. When the two solutions are mixed in a constant-pressure calorimeter, a precipitate forms and the temperature of the mixture rises from 21.5 oC to 27.7 oC.
Before mixing, how many grams of Cu are present in the solution of CuSO4?
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