How many molecules does 1 mole of #O_2# gas have?

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Apr 3, 2016

Answer:

In #1# #mol# #O_2# gas, by definition you have Avogadro's number of MOLECULES.

Explanation:

Avogadro's number, #N_A# #=# #6.022140857xx10^23#. In the given quantity of dioxygen gas there are #2xxN_A# oxygen atoms.

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