Answer to Question #44458 in Physical Chemistry for Nicole Bonnici
A sample of hydrated zinc sulfate. ZnSO4.xH2O, weighing 3.59g was heated to a constant mass in a crucible to give 2.01g of solid residue.
a) How many moles of solid residue remained in the crucible?
b) How many moles of substance were lost during the experiment?
c) Calculate the value of x in the formula ZnSO4.xH2O.