Problem: Rank the following fertilizers in decreasing order of mass percentage of nitrogen.- (NH4)H2PO4- (NH4)2SO4- (NH4)2HPO4- KNO3- NH4NO3- NH3

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mass percent=mass elementtotal mass of compound×100%


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

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Rank the following fertilizers in decreasing order of mass percentage of nitrogen.

- (NH4)H2PO4

- (NH4)2SO4

- (NH4)2HPO4

- KNO3

- NH4NO3

- NH3

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