# How many #Cl^(-)# ions are there in 584.6 grams of #AlCl_3#?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 3, 2018

#### Answer:

Well, formally there are 3 moles of chloride per mole of aluminum chloride..

#### Explanation:

And so we (i) assess the molar quantity of aluminum chloride,

And (ii) we multiply this molar quantity by factors of THREE and Avogadro's number to get the number of chloride ligands...