# Problem: Two samples of sodium chloride were decomposed into their constituent elements. One sample produced 6.51 g of sodium and 10.0 g of chlorine, and the other sample produced 13.1 g of sodium and 20.2 g of chlorine.Are these results consistent with the law of definite proportions?

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Determine if the results consistent with the law of definite proportions

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Two samples of sodium chloride were decomposed into their constituent elements. One sample produced 6.51 g of sodium and 10.0 g of chlorine, and the other sample produced 13.1 g of sodium and 20.2 g of chlorine.

Are these results consistent with the law of definite proportions?