# How many moles does 22.0 grams of CO_2 represent?

Feb 21, 2016

#### Answer:

Approx. $\frac{1}{2}$ a $\text{mole}$.

#### Explanation:

Carbon dioxide has a molar mass of $44.01 \cdot g \cdot m o {l}^{-} 1$. So the given quantity represents, $\frac{22.0 \cdot g}{44.01 \cdot g \cdot m o {l}^{-} 1}$ $=$ ?? $\text{moles}$ of carbon dioxide?

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