Empirical Formula Video Lessons

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Problem: If 0.425 g of Na reacts with 0.657 g of Cl2, what is the empirical formula of sodium chloride? Express your answer as a chemical formula.

FREE Expert Solution

Calculate moles Na and Cl:

From the periodic table:

MM Na = 22.99 g/mol
MM Cl = 35.45 g/mol

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If 0.425 g of Na reacts with 0.657 g of Cl2, what is the empirical formula of sodium chloride? Express your answer as a chemical formula.