What is the gram molecular weight of the atmosphere?
Finding the moles of air in atmosphere: Students need to determine the molecular weight of air as a mixture.

GAS

 atomic weight

 # of atoms

 molecular weight

 % by volume

gram molecular weight

 Oxygen

 16

 2

 32

 21

 7 g/moles of Oxygen
 Nitrogen

 14

 2

 28

 78

 22 g/moles of Nitrogen
Total: 29 g/mole

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