Because molar mass is calculated using a grams per mole unit, it can be used as a conversion factor to determine either the total number of moles or the total number of grams of compound. The conversion requires only a s... More » Science Chemistry

Molar mass is the amount of mass in one mole of a substance. A mole is used in chemistry as a counting unit indicating the amount of ions, atoms, molecules or formula units in a specific chemical sample. More » Science Chemistry Atoms & Molecules

The molar mass of silver nitrate (AgNO3) is found by adding up the weight of its parts. The molecular weight of silver is 107.87, nitrogen is 14, and oxygen is 16. The sum of 107.87 14 48 (3 oxygens) equals 169.87 gr... More » Science Chemistry
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