Problem: Which of the following represents the least number of molecules?(a) 20.0 g of H2O (18.02 g/mol)(b) 77.0 g of CH4 (16.06 g/mol)(c) 68.0 g of CaH2 (42.09 g/mol)(d) 100.0 g of N2O (44.02 g/mol)(e) 84.0 g of HF (20.01 g/mol)

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We are being asked to determine which of the following represents the least number of molecules


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Mass compound (molar mass compound)  Moles compound (Avogadro’s number) → Molecules compound


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Which of the following represents the least number of molecules?

(a) 20.0 g of H2O (18.02 g/mol)

(b) 77.0 g of CH4 (16.06 g/mol)

(c) 68.0 g of CaH2 (42.09 g/mol)

(d) 100.0 g of N2O (44.02 g/mol)

(e) 84.0 g of HF (20.01 g/mol)

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