A sample of 0.30 moles of a metal M reacts completely with excess fluorine to form 18.69 grams of MF2.

How many moles of F are in the sample of MF2 that forms?

M + F2 ---> MF2

How many grams of M are in this sample of MF2 ?

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  1. M + F2 ==> MF2
    0.3mole M means 0.3 mole F2. How many grams is that? moles F2 x molar mass F2 = g fluorine.
    18.69 = g MF2
    - grams fluorine
    7.+ grams must be M.
    Then moles = g/molar mass and solve for molar mass.

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  2. thank you :)

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