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Ch.1 - Intro to General Chemistry
Ch.2 - Atoms & Elements
Ch.3 - Chemical Reactions
BONUS: Lab Techniques and Procedures
BONUS: Mathematical Operations and Functions
Ch.4 - Chemical Quantities & Aqueous Reactions
Ch.5 - Gases
Ch.6 - Thermochemistry
Ch.7 - Quantum Mechanics
Ch.8 - Periodic Properties of the Elements
Ch.9 - Bonding & Molecular Structure
Ch.10 - Molecular Shapes & Valence Bond Theory
Ch.11 - Liquids, Solids & Intermolecular Forces
Ch.12 - Solutions
Ch.13 - Chemical Kinetics
Ch.14 - Chemical Equilibrium
Ch.15 - Acid and Base Equilibrium
Ch.16 - Aqueous Equilibrium
Ch. 17 - Chemical Thermodynamics
Ch.18 - Electrochemistry
Ch.19 - Nuclear Chemistry
Ch.20 - Organic Chemistry
Ch.22 - Chemistry of the Nonmetals
Ch.23 - Transition Metals and Coordination Compounds

Solution: A pure sample of a new chemical compound was analyzed and was found to have the following mass percentages: Al 31.5%; O 56.1%; S 12.4%. What is the empirical formula of this compound? A) Al5O28S7 B) Al3O9S C) AlO2S2 D) Al4O14S7 E) AlO6S1.5

Problem

A pure sample of a new chemical compound was analyzed and was found to have the following mass percentages: Al 31.5%; O 56.1%; S 12.4%. What is the empirical formula of this compound?

A) Al5O28S7

B) Al3O9S

C) AlO2S2

D) Al4O14S7

E) AlO6S1.5