# A compound consists of 4.50 g of nitrogen for every 7.71 g of oxygen and has the same empirical and molecular formula. Identify the compound. a) NO2b) N2Oc) N2O3d) NO3

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A compound consists of 4.50 g of nitrogen for every 7.71 g of oxygen and has the same empirical and molecular formula. Identify the compound.

a) NO2

b) N2O

c) N2O3

d) NO3

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Step 1

The given mass of nitrogen = 4.50 g.

The given mass of oxygen = 7.71 g.

It is given that compound has same empirical and molecular formula.

Step 2

The molar mass of nitrogen is 14 g/mol.

The molar mass of oxygen is 16 g/mol.

The number of moles of nitrogen is calculated by the formula.

Step 3

Substitute the given value of mass and ...

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