Problem: Which compound has the highest percent composition by mass of strontium?A) SrOB) SrI2C) SrCl2D) SrS

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We are asked to determine the compound has the highest percent composition by mass of strontium 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 Sr, we’re going to rewrite the equation as:

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Which compound has the highest percent composition by mass of strontium?

A) SrO

B) SrI2

C) SrCl2

D) SrS

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