Problem: What is the percentage of nitrogen, by mass, in calcium nitrate?a) 8.54% b) 13.7% c) 17.1%d) 24.2% e) 82.9%

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Mass percent:


%mass N=mass N in Ca(NO3)2molar mass Ca(NO3)2×100


  • Molar mass Ca(NO3)2 = 164.09 g/mol
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What is the percentage of nitrogen, by mass, in calcium nitrate?


a) 8.54% 

b) 13.7% 

c) 17.1%

d) 24.2% 

e) 82.9%

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