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Solution: Bauxite, the principal ore used in the production of aluminu...

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Bauxite, the principal ore used in the production of aluminum, has a molecular formula of Al2O3 • 2H2O. The • H2O in the formula are called waters of hydration. Each formula unit of the compound contains two water molecules.

d. What is the mass of 2.1 x 10 24 formula units of bauxite?