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Concept: Law of Multiple Proportions

Problem: In a series of experiments, a chemist prepared three different compounds that contain only iodine and fluorine and determined the mass of each element in each compound:Compound Mass of iodine (g)  Mass of fluorine (g) 14.753.5627.643.4339.419.86Calculate the mass of fluorine per gram of iodine in Compound 1.

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mass ratio =mass fluorinemass iodine

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In a series of experiments, a chemist prepared three different compounds that contain only iodine and fluorine and determined the mass of each element in each compound:


Compound Mass of iodine (g Mass of fluorine (g) 
14.753.56
27.643.43
39.419.86


Calculate the mass of fluorine per gram of iodine in Compound 1.

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