How many oxygen atoms are there in one mole of carbon dioxide?
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I know that there are 6.02 x 10^23 atoms in one mole of carbon dioxide, but I don't know. I'm just really confused right now. I've been working on my chemistry summer ...show more
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Lol I've always sucked at chemistry, but this is one thing I get. In one molecule of carbon dioxide, there are three parts: two oxygen atoms (dioxide= "two oxygen") and one carbon atom. Therefore, 2/3 of every carbon dioxide molecule is oxygen, so 2/3 of a mole of carbon dioxide is oxygen. Multiply 6.022 x 10^23 by 2/3 and that's how many oxygen atoms are in a mole of carbon dioxide. Good luck. :)
2 ? i think