Worksheet: Water of Crystallization
In this worksheet, we will practice defining water of crystallization and explaining its effect on the structures, stabilities, and properties of crystals.
How many molecules of water are there per unit of aluminum hydroxide in ?
A sample of magnesium sulfate hydrate is heated until its mass remains constant. For every mole of , 7 moles of water are liberated. What is the value of ?
A sample of cobalt(II) chloride hydrate is heated until its mass remains constant. For every 1.00 g of cobalt(II) chloride produced, 0.831 g of water is liberated. What is the value of , where is an integer?
Copper(II) sulfate hydrate has the molecular formula , where is a whole number. A 3.13 g sample of this compound is heated until its mass remains constant at 2.00 g. Calculate the value of .