Solution for problem 4 Chapter 8
Give the formula for calcium phosphate and then answer the following questions: a
Introductory Chemistry: A Foundation | 7th Edition
Give the formula for calcium phosphate and then answer the following questions: a. Calculate the percent composition of each of the elements in this compound. b. If you knew that there was 50.0 g of phosphorus in your sample, how many grams of calcium phosphate would you have? How many moles of calcium phosphate would this be? How many formula units of calcium phosphate?
c. Salts are important sources of electrolytes. B. Organic Compounds – always contain Carbon 1. Carbohydrates – contain C, H, O a. Commonly known as sugars or starches. b. The primary function of carbohydrates is to provide our cells with a ready source of energy. The carbohydrates are systematically broken down in our cells to create special energy compounds (ATP) that our cells use to stay alive and to perform important functions. Monosaccharides – are the smallest carbohydrates