The Chemical Calculator Mode
This mode calculates molecular weights, amounts of substance by weight
and oxidation state of each element in a compound. Simply enter the formula of the substance
and click Calculate.
To switch to the Chemical Calculator mode:
- Click the Chemical Calculator button on the toolbar at the top of the program's main window.
To calculate the molecular weight of a substance, click the Molecular Weight
tab, enter the substance in the Compound text field and click Calculate.
- Select Chemical Calculator in the Mode menu.
To calculate the amount of substance by weight, click the Amount of Substance (by
Weight) tab, enter the substance in the Compound text box and click
To calculate the oxidation state of a substance in the compound, click the
Oxidation State in the Compound tab, enter the substance in the Compound
text box and click Calculate.
Tip: To enter the formula of a substance you may use the keyboard as well as the periodic table. Left click on an
element to add its lettering to the substance formula. The tool bar with numeric
buttons can also be used when typing out the substance.