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Problem: Calculate the mass of oxygen in a molecule of  CO2 by using percentage composition?

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We are asked to calculate for the percent by mass (mass %) of O in carbon dioxide (CO2) and to do that we’re going to use the mass percent formula shown below:


mass percent = mass of elementtotal mass of compound×100


For the percent by mass O, we’re going to rewrite the equation as:

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Calculate the mass of oxygen in a molecule of  CO2 by using percentage composition?

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