5 moles of water (90 grams of water) are incorporated into the structure of a mole of CuSO4 5H2O. As a result, the water content of CuSO4 5H2O is always 90/250, or 36%, by weight.
What is CuSO4 5H2O?
CuSO4 5H2O, also known as copper sulfate pentahydrate, is a chemical that appears as odorless blue crystalline granules or powder. Its main compounds are water, copper, and sulfuric acid. Manufacturers can use CuSO4 5H2O as a component of animal feeds and pesticides, so long as the products are registered with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Additionally, it is used to eliminate algae in water supplies.
How many grams of CuSO4 5H2O are needed to prepare 100 ml of a 0.10m solution?
To prepare 100 ml of a 0.10m solution of CuSO4 5H2O, you will need around 2.5 grams of CuSO4 5H2O.