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Problem: What is the percentage of mercury (by mass) in the sample?Express your answer as a percent to four significant figures.Alkyl derivatives of mercury are highly toxic and can cause mercury poisoning in humans. Dimethylmercury is one of the strongest known neurotoxins. Although it is said to have a slightly sweet smell, inhaling enough to discern this would be hazardous.

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What is the percentage of mercury (by mass) in the sample?

Express your answer as a percent to four significant figures.


Alkyl derivatives of mercury are highly toxic and can cause mercury poisoning in humans. Dimethylmercury is one of the strongest known neurotoxins. Although it is said to have a slightly sweet smell, inhaling enough to discern this would be hazardous.

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