Stochiometric Coefficients

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Daniel Hernandez 1G
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Stochiometric Coefficients

Postby Daniel Hernandez 1G » Fri Oct 09, 2020 9:40 pm

Are stochiometric coefficients measured in moles or is there any other unit?

Taylor K 2D
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Re: Stochiometric Coefficients

Postby Taylor K 2D » Fri Oct 09, 2020 9:49 pm

I don’t believe stoichiometric coefficients are measured in any units. They are just there to clarify the ratio of the products and the reactants.

StephanieGrigorian2J
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Re: Stochiometric Coefficients

Postby StephanieGrigorian2J » Fri Oct 09, 2020 10:02 pm

Stoichiometric coefficients are simply the numbers multiplying chemical formulas in a chemical equation, and I don't believe that they are measured in moles. These coefficients show how many formula units or molecules are present (how many NaCl molecules there are for example). They're used to balance chemical equations by multiplying each coefficient to achieve a whole number, while maintaining the same ratio.

Aayushi Jani 3A
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Re: Stochiometric Coefficients

Postby Aayushi Jani 3A » Fri Oct 09, 2020 11:16 pm

Stoichiometric coefficients are just used to highlight the ratios of each reactant and product in a chemical equation. They are not measured in moles or any units.

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Re: Stochiometric Coefficients

Postby manisha_joseph_1H » Fri Oct 09, 2020 11:42 pm

Stoichiometric coefficients do not have units associated with them, but rather they show how many atoms, molecules, or formula units are present in a substance. Subsequently, you can multiply these values by 6.0221 x 10^23 (or 1 mol) as a mole could represent any of these, which gives rise to the concept that the stoichiometric coefficients in a chemical equation show the number of moles of each substance on either the reactants or products side and their ratios.

Joel Meza 3I
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Re: Stochiometric Coefficients

Postby Joel Meza 3I » Sun Oct 11, 2020 11:32 am

No, stoichiometric coefficients do not have units. They just indicated a number that is related to the number of moles of the compound it represents.

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Re: Stochiometric Coefficients

Postby Zoe Staggs 3B » Sun Oct 11, 2020 3:50 pm

Stoichiometric coefficients are typically just a unit meant to indicate a ratio. However, this can be representative of a ratio of moles of a substance.


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