The Ideal Gas Law: Molar Mass Video Lessons

Concept: Molar Mass

# Problem: A certain hydrate has the formula MgSO4•xH2O. A quantity of 54.2 g of the compound is heated in an oven to drive off the water. If the steam generated exerts a pressure of 24.8 atm in a 2.00-L container at 120°C, calculate x.

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A certain hydrate has the formula MgSO4•xH2O. A quantity of 54.2 g of the compound is heated in an oven to drive off the water. If the steam generated exerts a pressure of 24.8 atm in a 2.00-L container at 120°C, calculate x.

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