Problem: The molecular formula of allicin, the compound responsible for the characteristic smell of garlic, is C6H10OS2.How many molecules of allicin are in 5.50 mg of this substance?

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For allicin, C6H10OS2

molar mass of C6H10OS2 = 162.30 g/mol
1 mol C6H10OS2 = 6.022x1023 molecule C6H10OS
1 mg = 10-3 g

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The molecular formula of allicin, the compound responsible for the characteristic smell of garlic, is C6H10OS2.

How many molecules of allicin are in 5.50 mg of this substance?

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