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2.3: Quantifying Chemicals

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  • Unit 4 Objectives

    By the end of this unit, you will be able to:

    • Describe the arrangement of atoms and ions in crystalline structures
    • Calculate formula masses for covalent and ionic compounds
    • Explain the relation between mass, moles, and numbers of atoms or molecules, and perform calculations deriving these quantities from one another
    • Compute the percent composition of a compound
    • Determine the empirical formula of a compound
    • Determine the molecular formula of a compound