Problem: Calculate the following:Mass % of Mn in potassium permanganate.

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mass percent = mass componenttotal mass×100


1 mol KMnO4 ×1 mol Mn1 mol KMnO4 × 54.938 g Mn1 mol Mn=  54.938 g Mn

1 mol KMnO4 ×158.034 g KMnO41 mol KMnO4 =  158.034 g KMnO4


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Calculate the following:

Mass % of Mn in potassium permanganate.

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