## Exercise E1 [ENDORSED]

Nahal 1F
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### Exercise E1

For Exercise E1: The field of nanotechnology offers some intriguing possibilities, such as the creation of fibers one atom wide. Suppose you were able to string together 1.00 mol Ag atoms each of radius 144pm, into one of these fibers by encapsulating them in carbon nanotubes. How long would the fiber extend?

Do you just have to multiply 144 by 2?

Davalanya 1F
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### Re: Exercise E1  [ENDORSED]

I believe that you have to change the units of 144 pm to meters first, then times it by 2. Using that answer you have to times it by 1.0 mole (6.0221*10^23) and finally, remember to convert your meters to kilometers.

hojae_lee_1C
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### Re: Exercise E1

first convert the moles into atoms, since the question gives you the radius of the atom. So use the Avogadro's number to convert 1 mole to 6.22 x 10^23 and from there multiply it by the diameter of the atom to determine the length of the fiber

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### Re: Exercise E1

I was a bit confused on this question as well (Im really rusty when it comes to chem)...how do you know to multiply by 2? when its not specified in the problem

Davalanya 1F
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### Re: Exercise E1

In order to get diameter, you have to times the radius by 2 because its twice the radius. that's where the 2 came from

Paula Dowdell 1F
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### Re: Exercise E1

Is there any reason why you have to change pm to m? Do you typically change to m in most chemistry problems?