Posted by jahil on Saturday, August 21, 2010 at 1:01pm.
If a doctor tells you to drink 1 liter of water per day, answer the following questions(assuming the density of water to be 1g/mL):
1. The number of grams of water per day?
2.The number of molecules of oxygen per day?
3. The number of atoms of oxygen per day?
Please show how you arrived at these answers so that I may learn how to solve these kinds of problems in the future... Thanks!
- Chemistry/Math - DrBob222, Saturday, August 21, 2010 at 2:23pm
1. density of water is 1 g/mL. 1L = 1000 mL.
mass = volume x density
mass = 1000 mL x 1 g/mL = ??
2&3. Convert ?? grams/day to moles. moles = grams/molar mass H2O. There are 6.022 x 10^23 molecules of water in 1 mole H2O and there is 1 atom oxygen in 1 molecule H2O. Can you take it from here?
- Chemistry/Math - jahil, Saturday, August 21, 2010 at 2:58pm
I think so could you critique this?
1. I came up with 1000grams of H20
2. 1 mole H20 X 6.022X10^23/1 mole H20=6.0222X10^23 Molecules Oxygen
3. 1 mole H20 x 1 atom of oxygen/1 mole H20= 1 atom of Oxygen
Is this correct I really am trying to learn and understand this so that I can succeed in my class not just this assignment. Your feedback is greatly appreciated Dr.BOB222 Thank You!
- Chemistry/Math - jahil, Saturday, August 21, 2010 at 3:04pm
So if i were asked for grams of Hydrogen per day?
it would be 1 mole H20 X 2 grams of H/1 mole H20
- Chemistry/Math - DrBob222, Saturday, August 21, 2010 at 4:48pm
1 is ok.
Your answer for 2 defines 1 mol as 6.022 x 10^23 molecules which we already know; in act, I wrote that in mu response.
You want 1000 g converted to moles.
1000 g x (1 mol H2O/18.015 g H2O) = ?? moles.
Then ?? moles H2O x (6.022 x10^23 molecules/1 mole H2O) = xx molecules H2O.
Then if you want to know atoms H, that is
xx molecules H2O x (2 atoms H/1 molecule H2O) = yy atoms hydrogen.
Answer This Question
More Related Questions
- English - How much water do you drink every day? 1. I drink two liters of water ...
- chemistry - water has a molar mass weight of 18 grams thats 18 grams per mole ...
- English - 1. I drink 10-liter water every day. 2. I drink 10-liter of water ...
- Math - As a rule of thumb, people should drink 1/2 ounce of water for each pound...
- Engineering Economics - Sales of bottled water in the U.S totaled 16.3 gallons ...
- Chemistry - The label on a 1-pint bottle of mineral water lists the following ...
- algebra - The rate at which water evaporates from a certain reservoir depends on...
- chemistry - A sample of water is analyzed and found to contain 18.6 ppb of ...
- chemistry - Lead iodide, PbI2, has a Ksp in water of 7.1e-9 M3 at room ...
- Science - The density of water is one gram per cubic cenitimeter. What is ...