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Introductory Chemistry | 5th Edition | ISBN: 9780321910295 | Authors: Nivaldo J Tro ISBN: 9780321910295 34

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Problem 11Q

You can use mass percent composition as a conversion factor between grams of a constituent element and grams of the compound. Write the conversion factor (including units) inherent in each mass percent composition.

(a) Water is 11.19% hydrogen by mass.

(b) Fructose, also known as fruit sugar, is 53.29% oxygen by mass.

(c) Octane, a component of gasoline, is 84.12% carbon by mass.

(d) Ethanol, the alcohol in alcoholic beverages, is 52.14% carbon by mass.

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Solution 11Q

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Given :

We can use mass percent composition as a conversion factor between grams of a constituent element and grams of the compound to write the conversion factor (including units) inherent in each mass percent composition.

Mass Percent composition is the percent by mass of each element present in a compound.

Mass percent composition = 100

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Chapter 6, Problem 11Q is Solved
Textbook: Introductory Chemistry
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Author: Nivaldo J Tro
ISBN: 9780321910295

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