Problem: What is the mass percentage of aluminum in this alloy?Express your answer numerically.A 0.250-g sample of a magnesium-aluminum alloy dissolves completely in an excess of HCl(aq). When the liberated H2(g) is collected over water at 29 °C and 752 torr, the volume is found to be 319 mL. The vapor pressure of water at 29 °C is 30.0 torr.

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What is the mass percentage of aluminum in this alloy?

Express your answer numerically.


A 0.250-g sample of a magnesium-aluminum alloy dissolves completely in an excess of HCl(aq). When the liberated H2(g) is collected over water at 29 °C and 752 torr, the volume is found to be 319 mL. The vapor pressure of water at 29 °C is 30.0 torr.

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