Problem: A 55-kg woman has 7.5 × 10−3 mol of hemoglobin (molar mass = 64,456 g/mol) in her blood. How many hemoglobin molecules is this? What is this quantity in grams?

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For this problem, we’re being asked to determine the (a) number of molecules and the (b) mass in 7.5x10-3 mol of hemoglobin



For A: The flow for this problem will be like this:


Moles of Hemoglobin (Avogadro’s number)  Molecules of Hemoglobin


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A 55-kg woman has 7.5 × 10−3 mol of hemoglobin (molar mass = 64,456 g/mol) in her blood. How many hemoglobin molecules is this? What is this quantity in grams?

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