Asked Jan 5, 2020

 Saltpeter and Chile saltpeter are two important mineral sources for nitrogen. Calculate the mass percent of nitrogen in each mineral. 


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Molar mass of saltpeter (KNO3) = 101.1032 g/mol

Molar mass of chile saltpe...

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