Midterm 1 - Question 6 | General Chemistry 1

General Chemistry 1 - Midterm 1

Sodium cyanide is very useful in inorganic chemistry since the cyanide anion has a high affinity for metals, especially with gold.

What is the molar mass of this compound?

Calculate the percent composition by mass for each element in sodium cyanide.

How many carbon atoms are found in 1.2 pounds of solution if the solution is 5.0% sodium cyanide by mass?

(1.0 pound = 4.5 x 102 g)