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A compound contains 47.08% carbon, 6.59% hydrogen, and

Chemistry | 8th Edition | ISBN: 9780547125329 | Authors: Steven S. Zumdahl ISBN: 9780547125329 153

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A compound contains 47.08% carbon, 6.59% hydrogen, and 46.33% chlorine by mass; the molar mass of the compound is 153 g/mol. What are the empirical and molecular formulas of the compound?

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Unit 2 Chapter 4- Atoms and Elements Elements and Symbols  Now we turn to matter itself and we begin with the “building blocks” of matter: elements  There are 118 known elements – 88 naturally occurring and 30 man- made.  Each element is represented by a 1 or 2 letter symbol, as shown in the Periodic Table of Elements. Some symbols are obvious, others are not because they are based on Latin or Greek o One letter symbols are always capitalized:  Ex: carbon, C; iron, Fe; cobalt, Co; sodium, Na o Why is this important CO is a combination of the elements carbon © and oxygen (O) and is a molecular compound called carbon monoxide. Co

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Textbook: Chemistry
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Author: Steven S. Zumdahl
ISBN: 9780547125329

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