Problem: How many total moles of ions are released when each of the following dissolves in water?3.55×1019 formula units of LiCl

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Formula units  → used for ionic cpds, LiCl (empirical formula)


Avogadro’s number = 6.022 x 1023 entities

                                    entities = atoms, ions, molecules, particles, formula units


1 mole LiCl dissociates into: LiCl  → Li+ + Cl-

  • total moles ions = moles Li+ + moles  Cl-
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How many total moles of ions are released when each of the following dissolves in water?

3.55×1019 formula units of LiCl

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