Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 3 - Chemical Reactions and Reaction Stoichiometry - Exercises: 3.46b



Work Step by Step

We have 5.28 g Sn and 3.37 g F. First we need to convert these to moles. Sn is 118.7 g/mol so 5.28 g is 0.0445 mol F is 18.998 g/mol so 3.37g is 0.177 g/mol Then we divide both by the smaller number, 0.0445 0.0445/0.0445 = 1 0.177/0.0445 = 4 The ratio is 1:4 so we have SnF4
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