Problem: How many atoms of platinum are in a ring with a mass of 8.50 g ?

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We’re being asked to determine the number atoms of platinum present in a ring with a mass of 8.50 g


Assuming that the ring is made of pure platinum, the flow to solve this problem and calculate the number of atoms is: 

Mass Pt (Molar mass Pt) → Moles Pt (Avogadro’s number) → Atoms in Pt


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How many atoms of platinum are in a ring with a mass of 8.50 g ?

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