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Fri August 03, 2012 By: Snehal Pillai
 

It Was Found That 16.5g Of A Metal Combine With Oxygen To Form 35.6g Of Metal Oxide.Calculate The Percentage Of Metal And Oxygen In The Compound

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Tue August 07, 2012
First, % metal = (g metal / g of metal oxide) x 100 = (16.5 / 35.60) x 100 
= 46.3% metal

Since, the compound contains only metal and O =  100 - 46.3 = 53.7 oxygen.
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