What is the formula mass of methylene chloride #CH_4Cl_2#?

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Feb 15, 2016

Answer:

The formula mass of methylene chloride is #84.93# #g*mol^-1#.

Explanation:

Methylene chloride has a formula of #CH_2Cl_2#; it is a commonly used solvent, and is immiscible with water. Because it is denser than water, it conveniently forms the bottom layer of a solvent extraction. If you get some of the stuff on the webbing beween your fingers it stings like buggery.