# Problem: Fluorocarbons (compounds that contain both carbon and fluorine) were, until recently, used as refrigerants. The compounds listed in the following table are all gases at 25 oC, and their solubilities in water at 25 oC and 1 atm fluorocarbon pressure are given as mass percentages.FluorocarbonSolubility (mass %)CF40.0015CClF30.009CCl2F20.028CHClF20.30For CClF3, calculate the molality of a saturated solution.

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We’re being asked to calculate the molality of ClF3 given its solubility in mass percent.

Mass or weight percent (% by mass) is the percentage of a given element or compound within a solution.

The equation used to calculate for mass percent is shown below:

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Fluorocarbons (compounds that contain both carbon and fluorine) were, until recently, used as refrigerants. The compounds listed in the following table are all gases at 25 oC, and their solubilities in water at 25 oC and 1 atm fluorocarbon pressure are given as mass percentages.

 Fluorocarbon Solubility (mass %) CF4 0.0015 CClF3 0.009 CCl2F2 0.028 CHClF2 0.30

For CClF3, calculate the molality of a saturated solution.