Chemistry 9th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1133611095
ISBN 13: 978-1-13361-109-7

Chapter 2 - Atoms, Molecules, and Ions - Exercises - Page 74: 38


It supports the law of multiple proportions

Work Step by Step

The ratio of carbon mass in the two compounds is $42.9:27.2$ Dividing both sides by $27.2$, we obtain: $1.5:1$ This ratio is same as 3:2. So it supports the law of multiple proportions and the two compounds are carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide
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