Problem: Calculate the mass of water that would be released if the water of hydration were completely driven off 2.6 mol of the following substances: a. plaster of Paris (CaSO4 • H2O) b. gypsum (CaSO4 • 2H2O) 

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Calculate the mass of water that would be released if the water of hydration were completely driven off 2.6 mol of the following substances: 

a. plaster of Paris (CaSO4 • H2O) 

b. gypsum (CaSO4 • 2H2O) 

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