Problem: Which of the following compounds has the highest mass percent of O?a. Mn2O3b. MnOc. Mn3O2d. MnO2

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We are asked which of the following compounds has the highest mass percent of O a. Mn2Ob. MnO c. Mn3Od. MnO2


To do that we’re going to use the mass percent formula shown below:

mass% O = mass of Omass of MnxOy x 100%


First, we need to get the atomic weights of each element Mn and O using the periodic table and then calculate its molar mass. Then compute for the mass % of O.

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Which of the following compounds has the highest mass percent of O?

a. Mn2O3

b. MnO

c. Mn3O2

d. MnO2

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