Problem: Given the following approximate values, calculate the molecular weight for NaCl. Atomic number for Na: 11, Atomic weight for Na: 23 g/mol, Atomic number for Cl: 17, Atomic weight for Cl: 35 g/mol, Boiling point for Cl: -34°C. A) 11 g/mol  B) 28 g/mol  C) 34 g/mol D) 40 g/mol  E) 58 g/mol

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Given the following approximate values, calculate the molecular weight for NaCl. 

Atomic number for Na: 11, Atomic weight for Na: 23 g/mol, Atomic number for Cl: 17, Atomic weight for Cl: 35 g/mol, Boiling point for Cl: -34°C. 

A) 11 g/mol  

B) 28 g/mol  

C) 34 g/mol 

D) 40 g/mol  

E) 58 g/mol

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