# Write the chemical formula for copper(II) sulfate pentahydrate and calculate the formula mass.

## Question:

Write the chemical formula for copper(II) sulfate pentahydrate and calculate the formula mass.

## Formula Mass:

The formula mass is sometimes called the formula weight; it is the weight of a compound compounded by summing the atomic weights of the atoms that make the compound, the standard unit for the formula mass is u.

## Answer and Explanation: 1

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View this answerThe formula for copper(II) sulfate pentahydrate is **{eq}\rm CuSO_4.5H_2O
{/eq}.**

The formula mass is as follows:

The atomic mass of {eq}\rm Cu =...

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Chapter 7 / Lesson 5Learn about formula mass. Understand what a formula mass of a molecule is and the steps of how to find the formula mass, and exercise finding the formula mass.