Problem: How many SO32- ions are contained in 99.6 mg of Na2SO3? The molar mass of Na2SO3 is 126.05 g/mol.a. 1.05 x 1021 SO32- ionsb. 4.76 x 1020 SO32- ionsc. 9.52 x 1020 SO32- ionsd. 1.52 x 1027 SO32- ionse. 2.10 x 1021 SO32- ions

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To calculate # of SO32- ions given mass:


         Mole-to-mole comparison: 1 mole of SO32- in 1 mole of Na2SO3

Avogadro’s number = 6.022 x 1023 entities

                                      entities = atoms, ions, molecules, particles, formula units


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How many SO32- ions are contained in 99.6 mg of Na2SO3? The molar mass of Na2SO3 is 126.05 g/mol.

a. 1.05 x 1021 SO32- ions

b. 4.76 x 1020 SO32- ions

c. 9.52 x 1020 SO32- ions

d. 1.52 x 1027 SO32- ions

e. 2.10 x 1021 SO32- ions

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