# Question #ded6c

##### 2 Answers

18.5 grams Sodium (Na)

28.5 grams Chlorine (Cl)

#### Explanation:

Find the percentage mass of each element of salt, sodium chloride (NaCl)

Sodium = 23.0 grams ( to three significant digits)

Chlorine= 35.5 grams ( to three significant digits.)

The molar mass of Sodium Chloride is

The mass percent of sodium is

The mass percent of Chlorine is

You need 18.5 g of sodium and 28.5 g of chlorine.

#### Explanation:

Here's another way to do the calculation.

**Start with the balanced equation**:

**Calculate the mass of #"Na"#**

**Calculate the mass of #"Cl"_2#**