NH4Cl (Ammonium chloride) Molar Mass (With Calculations)

NH4Cl (Ammonium chloride) Molar Mass

Molar mass of NH4Cl (Ammonium chloride) is 53.489 g/mol.

Well, now you have come to know the molar mass of NH4Cl.

But how can you get this value?

Let me show you the calculation to get the molar mass of NH4Cl (Ammonium chloride).

If you are a visual learner like me, then here is a short one minute video for you.

NH4Cl (Ammonium chloride) Molar Mass Calculation

If you have a periodic table with you, then you can easily calculate the molar mass of NH4Cl (Ammonium chloride).

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 NH4Cl (Ammonium chloride).

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 NH4Cl, there is 1 Nitrogen atom, 4 Hydrogen atoms and 1 Chlorine atom.

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

You can see that;

The molar mass of Nitrogen is 14.007 g/mol. [1]

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

The molar mass of Chlorine is 35.45 g/mol. [3]

Now, to calculate the molar mass of NH4Cl, you just have to add the molar mass of all the individual atoms that are present in NH4Cl.

You can see that in NH4Cl, there is 1 Nitrogen atom, 4 Hydrogen atoms and 1 Chlorine atom.

So, Molar mass of NH4Cl = Molar mass of 1 Nitrogen (N) atom + Molar mass of 4 Hydrogen (H) atoms + Molar mass of 1 Chlorine (Cl) atom.
= 14.007 + (1.008) 4 + 35.45
= 14.007 + 4.032 + 35.45
= 53.489 g/mol

Hence the Molar mass of NH4Cl is 53.489 g/mol.

I hope you have understood the short and simple calculation for finding the molar mass of NH4Cl.

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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