mass freon/month (molar mass) → mol freon/month (mole-to-mole ratio) → mol Cl/month (molar mass) → mass Cl/month (conversion factor) → mass Cl/yr
A Freon leak in the air-conditioning system of a large building releases 16 kg of CHF2 Cl per month.
If the leak were allowed to continue, how many kilograms of Cl would be emitted into the atmosphere each year?
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