A 100 mg sample of Epsomite ((MgSO4)(7H2O) was heated in a crucible. After cooling to room temperature, the mass of the resulting white, anhydrous salt (MgSO4) was measured to be 49 mg. Given this data, calculate the mass percent of water in the hydrate and show calculations that confirm the empirical formula ratio of 1 MgSO4:7H2O.

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A 100 mg sample of Epsomite ((MgSO4)(7H2O) was heated in a crucible. After cooling to room temperature, the mass of the resulting white, anhydrous salt (MgSO4) was measured to be 49 mg. Given this data, calculate the mass percent of water in the hydrate and show calculations that confirm the empirical formula ratio of 1 MgSO4:7H2O.

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