The mass of aluminum foil varies with the amount of it. The approximate density of aluminum foil is 2.7 grams per centimeter; therefore, 1 centimeter of it has a mass of 2.7 grams. It ranges in thickness from 0.07 to 25 ... More »

According to HowStuffWorks, aluminum foil is a good insulator because it prevents the radiation of heat by reflecting it back at the source. Since aluminum foil reflects the emission of heat, it tends to be a better insu... More »

To clean silver with aluminum foil, line a deep pan with the foil. Add your silver to the pan and cover it with hot water. Sprinkle 2 cups of baking soda and 1/4 cup of salt over the top and let it sit for about 10 minut... More »

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The major sources of error in the synthesis of alum from aluminum foil include loss of product through various means, human and systematic errors, contamination, and impurities in the reactants. Sources of error depend o... More »

Isotopes are identified by their mass. This property, also known as atomic mass, is the total number of protons and neutrons contained in the isotope. More »

A triple beam balance is used to measure the mass of objects. The machine is very precise and has a reading error of +/- 0.05 grams. More »

To calculate the molecular mass of a compound, find its chemical formula. Using the chemical formula of the compound, determine the weight of each atom present and add up all of the atomic weights. The sum is the molecul... More »

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