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Quiz: Interpret formulas
1. Stearic acid, CH3(CH2)16CO2H, is the most common fatty acid occurring in animal and vegetable fats. How many hydrogen atoms does one molecule of stearic acid contain?
36326none of these35
2. Stearin, C3H5(C18H35O2)3, is a constituent of most animal fats and is used for making soap, candles, and candies. How many carbon atoms are in one molecule of stearin?
none of these21241857
3. The compound SF6 is a colorless, odorless, extremely heavy gas, about 5 times as dense as air. A sample of 100 molecules of SF6 contains
6 S and 6 F 600 S and 600 F100 S and 600 F1 S and 6 F
4. Phenylmercuric borate, (C6H5Hg)2HBO3, was once used as a mildewproofing agent. A wood sample sprayed with 4.8 x 1018 molecules of phenylmercuric borate could contain how many mercury atoms?
9.6 x 10184.8 x 10182.4 x 10182none of these
5. How many atoms are in two molecules of blood sugar (C6H12O6)?
48none of these61224
6. The compound SF4 is a corrosive gas that attacks glass. Seven molecules of SF4 contain a total of how many atoms?
75403528
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