# Problem: Two different compounds containing osmium and oxygen have the following masses of oxygen per gram of osmium: 0.168 and 0.3369 g.Show that these amounts are consistent with the law of multiple proportions.

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According to the Law of Multiple Proportions, when two elements (A and B) form different compounds, the masses of element B that combine with 1 g of A are a ratio of whole numbers. Let osmium be element A and oxygen be element B.

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Two different compounds containing osmium and oxygen have the following masses of oxygen per gram of osmium: 0.168 and 0.3369 g.

Show that these amounts are consistent with the law of multiple proportions.

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