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## What is the relationship between moles and molar mass?

A mole is 6.02⋅1023 (avogadro’s number) molecules of a substance. The molar mass is **the amount of mass that 1 mole of that substance possesses**.

## Is mole equal to molar mass?

The mole was defined in such a way that the molar mass of a compound, in g/mol, **is numerically equal (for all practical purposes) to the average mass of one molecule, in daltons**. Thus, for example, the average mass of a molecule of water is about 18.0153 daltons, and the molar mass of water is about 18.0153 g/mol.

## How does mole relate to mass?

The mole is related to **the mass of an element** in the following way: one mole of carbon-12 atoms has 6.02214076 × 10^{23} atoms and a mass of 12 grams. In comparison, one mole of oxygen consists, by definition, of the same number of atoms as carbon-12, but it has a mass of 15.999 grams.

**Divide the molar mass of the compound by the empirical formula mass**. The result should be a whole number or very close to a whole number. Multiply all the subscripts in the empirical formula by the whole number found in step 2. The result is the molecular formula.

## What is difference between mole and mass?

Expression of molar mass is grams per mole. It can also be expressed as kilogram per mole.

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Example: Mass of 1 mole of oxygen is 15.9994 grams. Therefore, the molar mass = 15.9994 g/mol | Example: Molecular mass of Ca(OH)2 = 74 atomic mass units |

## Do moles of substances always have the same mass?

Different substances have different molecular masses. Thus, **equal masses have different** numbers of atoms, molecules, or moles. On the other hand, equal numbers of moles of different substances have different masses.

## Why is molar mass equal to atomic mass?

Molar mass is defined as the **mass in grams of one mole of a substance**. The units of molar mass are grams per mole, abbreviated as g/mol. … Generalizing this definition, the molar mass of any substance in grams per mole is numerically equal to the mass of that substance expressed in atomic mass units.

## How do you calculate mass using moles and molar mass?

**Multiply the number of moles of the substance by its molar mass in grams/mole (g/mol)**. The molar mass of calcium chloride is determined by multiplying the subscript for each element by its molar mass (atomic weight in g/mol), and adding the results. You can also look up the molar mass.

## What is the mass of exactly 1 mole of each of the compounds?

For compounds, the molecular mass (in amu) is numerically the same as the mass of one mole of the compound in grams. Skill 3-1 Calculate the molecular mass of a compound as the sum of the atomic masses of its elements. So, one mole of water (6.022 x 10 23 molecules) has a mass of **18.02 g**.