0.1 mole of Buckminster fullerene contains how many kg of carbon? [Atomic mass of carbon = 12]

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#### Solution

1 mole of C60 contains 60 moles of C.

0.1 mole of C60 will contain 6.0 moles of C.

Weight of C-atoms = Number of moles of C x atomic mass of C

= 6.0 x 12

= 72.0 g

= 0.072 kg

0.1 mole of Buckminster fullerene contains 0.072 kg of carbon.

Concept: Polymers - Classification of Polymers Based on Source

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