Problem: What is the molar mass of a solution of 5.00 g of a compound in 25.00 g of carbon tetrachloride (bp = 76.8 °C; Kb = 5.02 °C/m) that boils at 81.5 °C at 1 atm?(a) Outline the steps necessary to answer the question.(b) Solve the problem.

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Tb = iKbmm = TbiKbm = Tb, solution - Tb, solvent iKbm = 81.5 °C - 76.8 °C  (1)(5.02 °Cm)

m = 0.9363 m


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What is the molar mass of a solution of 5.00 g of a compound in 25.00 g of carbon tetrachloride (bp = 76.8 °C; Kb = 5.02 °C/m) that boils at 81.5 °C at 1 atm?

(a) Outline the steps necessary to answer the question.

(b) Solve the problem.

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