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Concept: Law of Multiple Proportions

Problem: Sulfur and oxygen form both sulfur dioxide and sulfur trioxide. When samples of these are decomposed, the sulfur dioxide produces 3.50 g oxygen and 3.51 g sulfur, while the sulfur trioxide produces 8.25 g oxygen and 5.50 g sulfur.Calculate the mass of oxygen per gram of sulfur for sulfur trioxide.

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Sulfur and oxygen form both sulfur dioxide and sulfur trioxide. When samples of these are decomposed, the sulfur dioxide produces 3.50 g oxygen and 3.51 g sulfur, while the sulfur trioxide produces 8.25 g oxygen and 5.50 g sulfur.

Calculate the mass of oxygen per gram of sulfur for sulfur trioxide.

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