Monday, October 23, 2006

Happy Mole Day!

October 23rd is one of the best silly holidays ever :) Let the mole puns commence!


Blogger Quark said...

Let's drink a mole of 151 to celebrate! Let's see. We'll start by finding a mole of ethanol, which has a molecular weight of 46.06844 g/mol. How much is 46 grams? The density of ethanol is 0.789 g/cm³. So that's 36.3 cm^3 (or mL). For water, the weight is 18g/mol and 18 grams is 18 mL. Since 151 is 75% ethanol, we'll assume .75 * 36.3 + .25 * 18 = 31.7 mL. There are 29.57 mL per fluid ounce, so that's about an ounce of 151. Not enough for a party, but good enough for a toast to Mole Day. Here's to chemistry!

10/23/2006 06:19:00 PM  
Blogger Vincent said...

Clam Floor meets Bacardi Floor there, eh?

10/24/2006 12:01:00 AM  

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