William The Coroner’s Forensic Files

Friday, 23, October, 2009

Mol Day

Filed under: Japery,Oddness — williamthecoroner @ 17:58

6.0221415 × 1023

The story is HERE.


  1. Bravo, sir. (With an exponent that high, the 6.022&c. doesn’t really matter, does it? Or did I sleep through mol hour?)

    Comment by bluntobject — Friday, 23, October, 2009 @ 20:37 | Reply

  2. Remind me one of these days to sing you the silly song I made up for my class for Mole Day. I thought it was rather clever. At the very least, I think it helped my chemistry students remember.

    Comment by Katie — Sunday, 25, October, 2009 @ 23:08 | Reply

    • Katie, would you email me the words to your Mole Day song? I need help remembering; I’m taking chem this semester. 😀

      Comment by MizMinka — Tuesday, 27, October, 2009 @ 21:01

  3. bluntobject: yes, the decimals do matter when it comes to calculations and sigfigs (significant figures for you non-science-ers).

    WtC: Sorry, but there is a correction to the number – 6.02214179 x 10^23 (instead of 6.0221415).

    Comment by mholzmann — Tuesday, 27, October, 2009 @ 11:05 | Reply

  4. MizMinka,

    Will do. Just promise to tell NO ONE that I made up the song. BTW, if you have any chem questions, I would be happy to try to answer them for you.

    Comment by Katie — Tuesday, 27, October, 2009 @ 23:37 | Reply

    • Do you know where I could get some…oh, nevermind.

      Comment by williamthecoroner — Tuesday, 27, October, 2009 @ 23:52

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