Problem: How many carbon atoms are in .650 gram tablet of aspirin (C9H8O4)?

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We’re being asked to calculate the number of carbon atoms in .650 gram tablet of aspirin (C9H8O4).


We can calculate the number of carbon atoms using the following steps:

mass C9H8O4 (molar mass) → moles C9H8O4 (mole-to-mole comparison) → moles C (Avogadro’s number) → atoms C

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How many carbon atoms are in .650 gram tablet of aspirin (C9H8O4)?

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