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Counting Atoms

Fill in the following chart with the correct number of each element in the compound. The first problem has been done for you as an example.

Name 1 Calcium carbonate

Use Limestone

Formula CaCO3

Atoms in Formula Ca = calcium 1 C = carbon 1 O = oxygen 3

Aspirin

Pain reliever

C9H8O4

Magnesium hydroxide

Found in milk of magnesia

Mg(OH)2

Paradichlorobenzene

Moth crystals

C6H4Cl2

Acetic acid

Found in vinegar

C2H4O2

Trinitrotoluene (TNT)

Explosive

C7H5(NO2)3

Calcium dihydrogen phosphate

Fertilizer

Ca(H2PO4)2

Pyrite

Fools gold

FeS2

Sucrose

Sugar One of several components in gasoline

C12H22O11

10

Heptane

C5H12

11

Sulfuric acid

Used in car batteries Found in wood products such as your pencil and paper Insulator

H2SO4

12

Cellulose

C6H7O2(OH)3

13

Asbestos Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) Silicon dioxide

H4Mg3Si2O9

14

Banned pesticide

C14H5Cl9

15

Sand

SiO2

16

Iron (III) oxide

Rust

Fe2O3

17

Butane

Lighter fluid

C4H10