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how do i find the amount of moles of H2O in a hydrate?

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    Do you mean how do you KNOW the number of moles H2O in a hydrate or how do you determine the number of moles from experimental data?
    For #1, experience.
    For #2, calculate number moles of the salt. Calculate number of moles H2O from the experiment. Then find the moles H2O/1mole salt.

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