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Moles of Gold and Water

When you compare one mole of gold to one mole of water what will they have in common (same mass, volume or number of molecules)?

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Mole is a unit of numbers, just like dozen. One mole is equal to 6.02 × 1023 items.

So, one mole of gold is equal to 6.02 × 1023 atoms of gold
One mole of water is equal to 6.02 × 1023 molecules of water.
Therefore, the numbers of molecules are ...

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A mole of gold is compared to a mole of water. A discussion of what these two have in common is provided.