Chemistry: Molecular Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134112830
ISBN 13: 978-0-13411-283-1

Chapter 2 - Exercises: 38

Answer

3.46 F/S, 2.37 F/S, and consistent.

Work Step by Step

Divide the mass of fluorine by the mass of sulfur for the first sample. Divide the mass of fluorine by the mass of sulfur for the second sample. Use these ratios to calculate the mass ratio of fluorine. Divide the larger ratio by the smaller ratio. If the resulting ratio is in small whole numbers, then the experiment is consistent with the law of multiple proportions.
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