Ch.2 - Atoms & ElementsSee all chapters
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Ch.1 - Intro to General Chemistry
Ch.2 - Atoms & Elements
Ch.3 - Chemical Reactions
BONUS: Lab Techniques and Procedures
BONUS: Mathematical Operations and Functions
Ch.4 - Chemical Quantities & Aqueous Reactions
Ch.5 - Gases
Ch.6 - Thermochemistry
Ch.7 - Quantum Mechanics
Ch.8 - Periodic Properties of the Elements
Ch.9 - Bonding & Molecular Structure
Ch.10 - Molecular Shapes & Valence Bond Theory
Ch.11 - Liquids, Solids & Intermolecular Forces
Ch.12 - Solutions
Ch.13 - Chemical Kinetics
Ch.14 - Chemical Equilibrium
Ch.15 - Acid and Base Equilibrium
Ch.16 - Aqueous Equilibrium
Ch. 17 - Chemical Thermodynamics
Ch.18 - Electrochemistry
Ch.19 - Nuclear Chemistry
Ch.20 - Organic Chemistry
Ch.22 - Chemistry of the Nonmetals
Ch.23 - Transition Metals and Coordination Compounds

Solution: 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?

Problem

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?