Problem: A sample of an ionic compound containing iron and chlorine is analyzed and found to have a molar mass of 126.8 g/mol. What is the charge of the iron in this compound?

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The molar mass of Fe and Cl are:

Fe = 55.85 g/mol
Cl = 35.45 g/mol

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A sample of an ionic compound containing iron and chlorine is analyzed and found to have a molar mass of 126.8 g/mol. What is the charge of the iron in this compound?

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