Question
Asked Oct 14, 2019
6 views

If 2.21 grams of strontium combines with 1.79 grams of chlorine to form a chloride, calculate the percent composition of the compound.

check_circle

Expert Answer

Step 1

If 2.21 grams of strontium combines with 1.79 grams of chlorine to form a chloride, the percent composition of the compound is to be calculated.

Step 2

Write the chemical equation of reaction between strontium and chlorine-

Strontium and chlorine reacts to form strontium chloride (SrCl2).

help_outline

Image Transcriptionclose

Sr (s) Cl, (g) SrCl, (s)

fullscreen
Step 3

Determine the moles of each reactant present.

Mass of Sr = 2.21 g

Molar mass of Sr = 87...

help_outline

Image Transcriptionclose

Given mass of Sr 2.21 g Moles of Sr -=0.025 87.62 g/mol Molar mass of Sr 1.79 g Given mass of Cl Moles of Cl 0.050 35.45 g/mol Molar mass of Cl

fullscreen

Want to see the full answer?

See Solution

Check out a sample Q&A here.

Want to see this answer and more?

Solutions are written by subject experts who are available 24/7. Questions are typically answered within 1 hour.*

See Solution
*Response times may vary by subject and question.
Tagged in

Science

Chemistry

General Chemistry

Related Chemistry Q&A

Find answers to questions asked by student like you
Show more Q&A
add
question_answer

Q: Explain  question 2 what is the true percentage of water in BaCl2•2H2O?

A: Because water has a molar mass of 18.015 g/mol, it follows that 2×18.015 g of water for every  244.2...

question_answer

Q: A pair of theoretical enantiomers is named below. For each stereoisomer, draw the structure. Be sure...

A: The structure of the following enantiomers has to be drawn-(S)-5,5-dibromo-3-fluoro-2-methyl-3-hexan...

question_answer

Q: Calculate the energy required to ionize a hydrogen atom to an excited state where the electron is in...

A: The total energy of electrons in the Bohr’s stationary orbits is given by expression (1), in which, ...

question_answer

Q: A sample of an ideal gas has a volume of 3.10 L at 11.60 C and 1.40 atm. What is the volume of the g...

A: The Combined Gas Equation for an Ideal Gas, which holds that

question_answer

Q: If 0.235 g of KHP requires 16.73 mL of NaOH solution to neutralize it, calculate the molarity of the...

A: The neutralization reaction is given below.

question_answer

Q: Which ion below is isoelectronic with the arsenide ion, As3-  ? Hint:  For transition metal cations,...

A: Atomic number of arsenic = 33Electronic configuration of arsenic is [Ar] 3d10 4s2 4p3Electronic conf...

question_answer

Q: Be sure that all of the chemical equations are properly balanced. a.) Oxygen gas can be produced in ...

A: In a balanced equation the number of atoms of each element on the reactant side and product side sho...

question_answer

Q: What are each of the following observations an example of? Drag the appropriate items to their resp...

A: Given observations are made of two phenomenon’s Diffusion and Effusion.The movement of fluid takes p...

question_answer

Q: 15. Which of the following species is not likely to have a tetrahedral shape? (a) SiBr4 (b) NF4+, (c...

A: Given species,(a) SiBr4(b) NF4+(c) SF4(d) BeCl42-(e) BF4-(f) AlCl4-