A chemistry student finds that 72.05 grams of carbon were produced in a chemical reaction. How many moles of carbon were produced during this reaction?

1 Answer
Jan 29, 2017

Divide the given mass by the molar mass to get number of moles
#72.05-:12.01=6.00# moles


Use a periodic table to look up the molar mass of the element involved, and divide this into the mass you are given in the problem. That's it!