Calculating Molar Weight

Learning Outcomes

After completing this module, you should be able to:

  • understand what a ‘mole’ is and what it measures
  • understand the information available from a periodic table and use it to calculate the weight of 1 mole of any given chemical compound
1: What is a mole?
2: How much does a mole weigh?
3: Molar weights made easy
4: ...but not quite that easy
5: Using the Periodic Table
6: Water
7: Practice with sulfuric acid
8: ...and caffeine
9: Going backwards
10: ...and rubies
11: Summary