What is meant by the #"mole"#? How is it useful in chemical calculations?
If I have a mole of stuff, there are
So if you have a dozen eggs, there are
However, if I have gram quantities of elements or compounds, this is a useful exercise, because in
So given a molar mass and an actual mass of stuff, elements or compounds, you know precisely how many individual atoms and molecules you have. I would try to get my head round this, because the concept is fundamental to chemistry.