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Solved: A compound was analyzed and was found to contain the following percentages of

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A compound was analyzed and was found to contain the following percentages of the elements by mass: tin, 45.56%; chlorine, 54.43%. Determine the empirical formula of the compound.

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 Ionian Enlightenment  Thales, 585 BC  Proposed water was basic stuff  Anaximander, 565 BC  Thought that the ultimate stuff couldn’t be identified w/ any known thing; called Aperion or boundless  Anaximenes, 545 BC  Thought air was the basic material; all manifest matter was the result of “refraction” or “condensation”  World was understandable in terms of natural phenomena  “Stuff in the world” must be composed of the same “substance”  Zeno’s Paradox (Zeno of Elia)  Series of paradoxes to explain infinity  Denies possibility of motion from one point to another  Is matter discrete or continuous  Democritus of Abdena  Father of atomism  Idea that there is an ultimate, uncuttable constituen

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Textbook: Introductory Chemistry: A Foundation
Edition: 7
Author: Steven S. Zumdahl, Donald J. DeCoste
ISBN: 9781439049402

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