Calcium nitrate tetrahydrate {Ca(NO3)2*4H2O} is a chemical used in explosives. What is its formula mass?

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what is its formula mass? Be sure to add the water hydration which is the $H2O part( water surrounding the calcium nitrate)

236g/mol

164g/mol

174g/mol

102g/mol

Dec 11th, 2015

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the mass formula is found from;

Ca x 1 + N x 2 + H x 8 + O x 10

40 x 1 + 14 x 2 + 1 x 8 + 16 x 10 = 236g/mol

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