Problem: Composition of Seawater A 1-liter sample of seawater contains 19.4 g of CI-, 12.77 g of Na+, and 1.79 g of Mg2+.(a) How many moles of each ion are present?(b) If we evaporated the seawater, would there be enough CI- present to form the chloride salts of all the sodium and magnesium present?

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Composition of Seawater A 1-liter sample of seawater contains 19.4 g of CI-, 12.77 g of Na+, and 1.79 g of Mg2+.

(a) How many moles of each ion are present?
(b) If we evaporated the seawater, would there be enough CI- present to form the chloride salts of all the sodium and magnesium present?

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