KHP Molar Mass (With Calculations)

KHP Molar Mass

Molar mass of KHP is 71.08 g/mol.

Well, now you have come to know the molar mass of KHP.

But how can you get this value?

Let me show you the calculation to get the molar mass of KHP.

You can also refer to this one minute video which will show you the simple steps to calculate the molar mass of any compounds.

KHP Molar Mass Calculation

If you have a periodic table with you, then you can easily calculate the molar mass of KHP.

Because the molar mass of any molecule (or compound) can be calculated by simply adding the molar masses of individual atoms.

Now here we have to find the molar mass of KHP.

So for that, have a look at the periodic table given below.

You can see the molar mass value of all the atoms from this periodic table.

Now in KHP, there is 1 Potassium atom, 1 Hydrogen atom and 1 Phosphorus atom.

So let’s look at the molar mass of Potassium, Hydrogen and Phosphorus from the above periodic table.

You can see that;

The molar mass of Potassium is 39.098 g/mol. [1]

The molar mass of Hydrogen is 1.008 g/mol. [2]

The molar mass of Phosphorus is 30.974 g/mol. [3]

Now, to calculate the molar mass of KHP, you just have to add the molar mass of all the individual atoms that are present in KHP.

You can see that in KHP, there is 1 Potassium atom, 1 Hydrogen atom and 1 Phosphorus atom.

So, Molar mass of KHP = Molar mass of 1 Potassium (K) atom + Molar mass of 1 Hydrogen (H) atom + Molar mass of 1 Phosphorus (P) atom.
= 39.098 + 1.008 + 30.974
= 71.08 g/mol

Hence the Molar mass of KHP is 71.08 g/mol.

I hope you have understood the short and simple calculation for finding the molar mass of KHP.

Remember

  • In some books, you may see the unit of molar mass as grams/mole or g/mole. But all these units (i.e g/mol, grams/mole and g/mole) are the same. 
  • Always follow the calculation order to avoid any mistakes in calculation. First solve the brackets, then multiplications and at last do the final addition.
  • And don’t forget to put the unit g/mol to your final calculated molar mass.

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