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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) 14.753.5627.643.4339.419.86(b) Analyze how the numbers in the previous parts support atomic theory.  Match the integers and words in the left column to the appropriate blanks in the sentences on the right. Make certain each sentence is complete before submitting your answer.

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Use the formula:


mass ratio =mass fluorinemass iodine

  • Cpd 1 = 0.749
  • Cpd 2 = 0.449
  • Cpd 3 = 1.05


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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


(b) Analyze how the numbers in the previous parts support atomic theory.  Match the integers and words in the left column to the appropriate blanks in the sentences on the right. Make certain each sentence is complete before submitting your answer.


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