Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 2 - Chemical Compounds - Questions for Review and Thought - Topical Questions - Page 90c: 69


It is less cumbersome.

Work Step by Step

At times, it can be cumbersome to constantly be dealing with very large and very small numbers in scientific notation. The mole provides a more convenient way to talk about the number of molecules, for the number of moles is much more likely to be near 1.
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