Introductory Chemistry (5th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 032191029X
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-029-5

Chapter 6 - Chemical Composition - Exercises - Questions: 9

Answer

Each element has a different molar mass.

Work Step by Step

Subscripts give us the ratio between elements of a compound. Because masses of different elements are different, one cannot simply multiply using the formula ratios and must instead involve the molar mass.
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