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Calculating the Mass of Compounds

Please view the attached file to see the various compounds I need to calculate the mass of. I am having some difficulty approaching these questions.


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1. A) We can see from the equation that, one mole Fe(111)Oxide gives 2 mole Fe
One mole = weight (g)/ mol weight(g/mole)
=> Weight of one mole Fe2O3 = 160 *1 g = 160g
=> 160g Fe2O3 gives 2*56g Fe
=> 1g Fe2O3 gives 2*56/160 g Fe
or, 454g of Fe2O3 gives 2*56*454/160 = 317.8 g of Fe ...

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