How many carbon atoms are present in 0.35 mol of C6H12O6:
6.023×1023 carbon atoms
1.26×1023 carbon atoms
1.26×1024 carbon atoms
6.023×1024 carbon atoms
∴ 1 mol of C6H12O6 has = 6 NA atoms of C ∴ 0.35 mol of C6H12O6 = 6×0.35 NA atoms of C = 2.1 NA atoms = 2.1×6.022×1023=1.26×1024 carbon atoms
Buckminsterfullerene is a spherical molecule in which 60 carbon atoms are arranged in interlocking hexagonal and pentagonal rings of carbon atoms. (a) How many hexagons of carbon atoms are present in one molecule of buckminsterfullerene ? (b) How many pentagons of carbon atoms are present in one molecule of buckminsterfullerene ?