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#### jennielynn_1980

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##### Re: finding the number of atoms
« Reply #15 on: May 19, 2006, 09:33:55 PM »
okay so if the question had been the number of atoms in Cl2 then I would have muliplied 1.5 by two right?

#### Will

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##### Re: finding the number of atoms
« Reply #16 on: May 19, 2006, 09:36:57 PM »
okay so if the question had been the number of atoms in Cl2 then I would have multiplied 1.5 by two right?

Absolutely correct!

#### mike

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##### Re: finding the number of atoms
« Reply #17 on: May 19, 2006, 09:42:13 PM »
I used to think of mole as similar to the term dozen.

For example:

If you had a bowl with two apples in it apple2 and you had 1 dozen bowls you would have 24 apples, right?

1 dozen (12) apple2 = 24 apples
1 mole (6.02 x 1023) Cl2 = 12.04 x 1023 Cl atoms

hmmm, now that I write this I am not sure if anyone will understand, let me know if this is a good analogy or not
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#### jennielynn_1980

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##### Re: finding the number of atoms
« Reply #18 on: May 19, 2006, 10:36:51 PM »
That's a good analogy!  Thanks for sharing