Problem: A 51.94 gram sample of iron is heated in the presence of excess oxygen. A metal oxide is formed with a mass of 74.26 g. Determine the empirical formula of the metal oxide. Enter the elements in the order Fe, O

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A 51.94 gram sample of iron is heated in the presence of excess oxygen. A metal oxide is formed with a mass of 74.26 g. Determine the empirical formula of the metal oxide. 

Enter the elements in the order Fe, O

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