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#### DoctorBeaver

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##### Bloody heavy moles!
« on: 28/05/2006 18:51:00 »
1 mole of CO2 weighs 44grams? erm... are you sure?

1 mole = 6 atoms (I think you said), so 6 atoms of CO2 weighs almost as much as a small jar of coffee?

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« Last Edit: 28/05/2006 23:08:39 by DoctorBeaver »

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##### Re: Bloody heavy moles!
« Reply #1 on: 28/05/2006 23:53:41 »
Is it possible to weigh that?  Ick!  LOL

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##### Re: Bloody heavy moles!
« Reply #2 on: 30/05/2006 18:44:48 »
Not quite.

1 mole of carbon dioxide does indeed weigh 44g.

Relative atomic mass (RAM) carbon (C) = 12g per mole
Relative atomic mass (RAM) oxygen (O) = 16g per mole

Relative Molecular Mass of CO2 = 12 + (2 x 16 = 32) = 44g per mole.

Avogadro's number is the number of particles in 1 mole of a substance. It equals 6.02 x 10^23. In other words 6 followed by 23 zeros.

So 44g of carbon dioxide contains 6.02 x 10^23 molecules of the gas, and not 6! Otherwise they're very heavy atoms!

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##### Re: Bloody heavy moles!
« Reply #3 on: 30/05/2006 18:59:03 »
quote:
Originally posted by chris

Not quite.

1 mole of carbon dioxide does indeed weigh 44g.

Relative atomic mass (RAM) carbon (C) = 12g per mole
Relative atomic mass (RAM) oxygen (O) = 16g per mole

Relative Molecular Mass of CO2 = 12 + (2 x 16 = 32) = 44g per mole.

Avogadro's number is the number of particles in 1 mole of a substance. It equals 6.02 x 10^23. In other words 6 followed by 23 zeros.

So 44g of carbon dioxide contains 6.02 x 10^23 molecules of the gas, and not 6! Otherwise they're very heavy atoms!

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Thanks for the information...wow!  I am very impressed!
Do you know how much a Beaver weighs?

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##### Re: Bloody heavy moles!
« Reply #4 on: 01/06/2006 11:43:42 »
How much would a mole weigh if you pumped it full of CO2?

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##### Re: Bloody heavy moles!
« Reply #5 on: 01/06/2006 17:58:54 »
LOL  What a visual I have going on here?  Now I am wondering how much a beaver would weigh if you pumped him full of CO2?

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##### Re: Bloody heavy moles!
« Reply #6 on: 02/06/2006 09:40:27 »
If you know the comparative weights of CO2 & flatulence you can probably work it out

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##### Re: Bloody heavy moles!
« Reply #7 on: 02/06/2006 12:03:10 »
LOL Oh boy, now you are talking a language that I care not to learn, especially from a beaver!  LOL  I am not sure if I really want to know that information or not...inorganic gas with carbon and oxygen produced with composting then mix it with flatulence...starting to get a bit nauseous!  LOL  Darn Beavers!  Maybe we should find out how much a beaver weighs as I am sure it would be a heavier atom...we could just fill you up with some h2o instead since you are a beaver and you like dam water....hehe

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##### Re: Bloody heavy moles!
« Reply #8 on: 03/06/2006 23:56:41 »
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Maybe we should find out how much a beaver weighs...
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Castor Canadensis averages 50-55lbs whereas Castor Fiber can attain a weight of 70lbs.

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##### Re: Bloody heavy moles!
« Reply #9 on: 04/06/2006 00:10:15 »
...and a  Castor DoctorBeaver weighs about 200lbs...

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« Reply #10 on: 04/06/2006 01:14:27 »
Wow!  That is a pretty good size Beaver Neil!  Maybe we should auction this one off or put him in the fair to earn a buck or two...there are places in the world where he could bring a good penny or two!

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##### Re: Bloody heavy moles!
« Reply #11 on: 26/06/2006 18:27:46 »
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...and a  Castor DoctorBeaver weighs about 200lbs...

Men are the same as women, just inside out !

140lbs actually. My doc has told me I need to put on some weight

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##### Re: Bloody heavy moles!
« Reply #12 on: 26/06/2006 18:51:06 »
...Just eat lots of Pizza (Deep Pam with Stuffed Crust)...and when you get tired of Pizza fold them over to make Calzone.

Good luck in putting on the weight.....I have the reverse problem

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##### Re: Bloody heavy moles!
« Reply #13 on: 04/07/2006 02:15:10 »
I could send you some Godiva Chocolate Ice Cream Bars with white chocolate and raspberry icecream...yummy..hehe okay, sorry, by the time it would get there it would be melted unless packed on dry ice!  Just come over here for a day...we will spoil you rotten and hold back the coffee! hehe

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##### Bloody heavy moles!
« Reply #14 on: 03/12/2011 13:00:00 »
The mole were takes place on any area of the body skin. This mole are black in color and are of tow types , the bumped an and the flat mole. The mole removal surgery is the best option to get removed the mole. For more information visit to spamremovalguide.com.
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##### Bloody heavy moles!
« Reply #15 on: 03/12/2011 13:15:55 »
The mole were takes place on any area of the body skin. This mole are black in color and are of tow types , the bumped an and the flat mole. The mole removal surgery is the best option to get removed the mole. For more information visit to spamremovalguide.com.

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##### Re: Bloody heavy moles!
« Reply #16 on: 18/01/2012 02:59:26 »
...Just eat lots of Pizza (Deep Pam with Stuffed Crust)...and when you get tired of Pizza fold them over to make Calzone.

Good luck in putting on the weight.....
i agree on that idea.... more more Carb's

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##### Re: Bloody heavy moles!
« Reply #17 on: 03/02/2012 01:34:16 »
thank for the info......

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