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Suppose there are two known compounds containing the generic elements X and Y. You have a 1.00 g sample of each
compound. One sample contains 0.28 g of X and the other contains 0.37 g of X.
Identify plausible sets of formulas for these two compounds.
XY3 and XY4
X2Y4 and X3Y4
X2Y and X3Y
X4Y2 and X3Y
XY and X2Y
XY and X3Y
X3Y and X4Y
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Suppose there are two known compounds containing the generic elements X and Y. You have a 1.00 g sample of each compound. One sample contains 0.28 g of X and the other contains 0.37 g of X. Identify plausible sets of formulas for these two compounds. XY3 and XY4 X2Y4 and X3Y4 X2Y and X3Y X4Y2 and X3Y XY and X2Y XY and X3Y X3Y and X4Y help contact us terms of use privacy policy about us careers P N 99+

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Given, one sample contains 0.28 grams of X and other sample contains 0.37 grams of X.  The composition of Y in both samples is calculated as

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In First sample,Y =1.00 g-0.28 gX= 0.72 g Y In Second sample, Y=1.00g-0.37gX-0.63g Y Ratio of two samples= (0.72g Y/0.28g X)-1.5 (0.63g Y/0.37gX)

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(3/1)0.75 *(4/1) .(4/2) XY, and XY 5 (4/3) (1/2)1.5 (1/3) (2/4) 1.5 x,Y andX,Y x,YandX,Y XY,and X;Y (1/3) .(1/1) .=2 XYandX,Y (1/2) .(1/1) =3 XYandX,Y (1/3) (1/3) =1.3 x3Y andXY (1/4)

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