# Apenny has a mass of 2.50g and the moon has a mass of ×7.351022kg, how many moles of pennies have a mass equal to the mass of the

Apenny has a mass of 2.50g and the moon has a mass of ×7.351022kg, how many moles of pennies have a mass equal to the mass of the moon?

122 moles

Procedure:

1) Convert all the units to the same unit

2) mass of a penny = 2.50 g

3) mass of the Moon = 7.35 * 10^22 kg (I had to arrage your numbers because it was wrong).

=> 7.35 * 10^22 kg * 1000 g / kg = 7.35 * 10^ 25 g.

4) find how many times the mass of a penny is contained in the mass of the Moon.

You have to divide the mass of the Moon by the mass of a penny

7.35 * 10^ 25 g / 2.50 g = 2.94 * 10^25 pennies

That means that 2.94 * 10^ 25 pennies have the mass of the Moon, which you can check by mulitiplying the mass of one penny times the number ob pennies: 2.50 g * 2.94 * 10^25 = 7.35 * 10^25.

5) Convert the number of pennies into mole unit. That is using Avogadros's number: 6.022 * 10^ 23

7.35 * 10^ 25 penny * 1 mol / (6.022 * 10^ 23 penny) = 1.22* 10^ 2 mole = 122 mol.

122 mol

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