Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter and Change 7th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 007351117X
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-117-7

Chapter 3 - Problems - Page 130: 3.3


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one mole chlorine may be one mole chlorine molecule or one mole chlorine atom, thus there lies the discrepency. This problem is valid if the molecule is diatomic, triatomic, or so on, because except for monoatomic, these types signify different amounts.
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