Problem: An unknown compound has the following chemical formula: N2Ox where x stands for a whole number. Measurements also show that a certain sample of the unknown compound contains 3.7 mol of oxygen and 2.45 mol of nitrogen. Write the complete chemical formula for the unknown compound.

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An unknown compound has the following chemical formula: 

N2Ox 

where x stands for a whole number. 

Measurements also show that a certain sample of the unknown compound contains 3.7 mol of oxygen and 2.45 mol of nitrogen. 

Write the complete chemical formula for the unknown compound.


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