# Tricky Mole Puzzle

```Name _____________________________________
Date ____________________
THE TRICKY MOLE PUZZLE
Solve the puzzle below by filling in each rectangle.
You will have to do CALCULATIONS!!!
#0
water
a) _________
b)_________
c) 36g
d) _________
# 1 START
sodium
chloride
a) _________
b)_________
c) 58g
d) _________
#8
helium
#2
#3
carbon
dioxide
a) _________
b)_________
c) 176g
d) _________
# 10
oxygen
If the number of moles is 0.50, move up 1
a) _________
b)_________
c) 8g
d) _________
#15
stannic
chloride
a) _________
b)_________
c) 1036g
d) _________
# 22
cupric
hydroxide
a) _________
b)_________
c) 294g
d) _________
# 29
Since you are
here, move
ferrous
chloride
a) _________
b)_________
c) 252g
d) _________
#9
nitrogen
dioxide
a) _________
b)_________
c) 92g
d) _________
#16
dinitrogen
trioxide
a) _________
b)_________
c) 152g
d) _________
# 23
sodiuim
chlorate
a) _________
b)_________
c) 318g
d) _________
# 30
Move
directly to
If the number of moles is 1.0, move right 1
2
#29
Here are your directions for filling in each puzzle piece:

E
a) Write the formula
#0: Water
X
b) Determine the molar
mass (gee, where do
you look for that?!)
a) H2O
A
M
c) GIVEN; mass
b) 18 g (H=2x1g=2g
+ O=1x16g=16g)
c) 36g (given in puzzle)
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d) Calculated # of moles
L
E

d) 2 moles
36 g 1mole

x
 2moles 
1
18 g
KEY
If the number of moles is 0.25, move up 2
to the right
If the number of moles is 2.0, move down 1
# 36
Upsy daisy…
If the number of moles is 3.0, move down 2
5
If the number of moles is 4.0, move down 3
# 37
sodiuim
hydroxide
a) _________
b)_________
c) 20g
d) _________
# 43
Move to
square:
2 x 45
/8
3
a) _________
b)_________
c) 32g
d) _________
# 17
potassium
sulfide
a) _________
b)_________
c) 55g
d) _________
# 24
2
ONE WAY
# 31
sodiuim
oxalate
a) _________
b)_________
c) 33.5g
d) _________
# 38
To square
#24
#4
copper (II)
chloride
a) _________
b)_________
c) 99g
d) _________
# 11
#5
Back
4 spaces
# 12
Datway
2 spaces
1 space
# 18
What did you
step in?
It sure ain’t
guaca-mole!
Aaaahahaha!
# 19
Let’s put it
this way, you
didn’t get a
mole in 1!!
Baaahaha!
# 25
hydroxide
# 26
a) _________
b)_________
c) 51g
d) _________
# 32
ferric
chloride
a) _________
b)_________
c) 40.3g
d) _________
# 39
Rats!
I mean
“Moles!”
START
OVER
“Right”
on
1
# 33
carbon
tetrachloride
a) _________
b)_________
c) 304g
d) _________
# 40
5-up
The Un-mola!
#6
phosphorous
trichloride
a) _________
b)_________
c) 408g
d) _________
# 13
hydrogen
sulfide
a) _________
b)_________
c) 17g
d) _________
# 20
stannous
fluoride
a) _________
b)_________
c) 314g
d) _________
# 27
nitrate
a) _________
b)_________
c) 186g
d) _________
# 34
aluminum
carbonate
a) _________
b)_________
c) 186g
d) _________
# 41
fluorine
a) _________
b)_________
c) 38g
d) _________
# 44
Move to
square:
42 
(4) 2
8
Back
to Square
#1
#7
# 14
Go left
6!
# 21
Don’t fall off
the edge:
move left
three squares
# 28
Move four
# 35
Left
3
# 42