Explore the distribution of molecular masses for various hydrocarbons

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Find out why water is one of the most amazing compounds in the universe and why it is essential for life. - UNDER DEVELOPMENT

Many physical constants are only known to a certain accuracy. Explore the numerical error bounds in the mass of water and its constituents.

Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry.

An introduction to a useful tool to check the validity of an equation.

Investigate the molecular masses in this sequence of molecules and deduce which molecule has been analysed in the mass spectrometer.

Which exact dilution ratios can you make using only 2 dilutions?

Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?

Which dilutions can you make using 10ml pipettes and 100ml measuring cylinders?

Can you break down this conversion process into logical steps?

Can you fill in the mixed up numbers in this dilution calculation?

Estimate these curious quantities sufficiently accurately that you can rank them in order of size

Use your skill and knowledge to place various scientific lengths in order of size. Can you judge the length of objects with sizes ranging from 1 Angstrom to 1 million km with no wrong attempts?

Work out the numerical values for these physical quantities.