Ch.2 - Atoms & ElementsWorksheetSee all chapters
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Ch.1 - Intro to General Chemistry
Ch.2 - Atoms & Elements
Ch.3 - Chemical Reactions
BONUS: Lab Techniques and Procedures
BONUS: Mathematical Operations and Functions
Ch.4 - Chemical Quantities & Aqueous Reactions
Ch.5 - Gases
Ch.6 - Thermochemistry
Ch.7 - Quantum Mechanics
Ch.8 - Periodic Properties of the Elements
Ch.9 - Bonding & Molecular Structure
Ch.10 - Molecular Shapes & Valence Bond Theory
Ch.11 - Liquids, Solids & Intermolecular Forces
Ch.12 - Solutions
Ch.13 - Chemical Kinetics
Ch.14 - Chemical Equilibrium
Ch.15 - Acid and Base Equilibrium
Ch.16 - Aqueous Equilibrium
Ch. 17 - Chemical Thermodynamics
Ch.18 - Electrochemistry
Ch.19 - Nuclear Chemistry
Ch.20 - Organic Chemistry
Ch.22 - Chemistry of the Nonmetals
Ch.23 - Transition Metals and Coordination Compounds

Solution: Benzene, ethane, and ethylene are just three of a large number of hydrocarbons-compounds that contain only carbon and hydrogen. Show how the following data are consistent with the law of multiple proportions. Compound Mass of carbon in 5.00 g sample Mass of hydrogen in 5.00 g sample Benzene 4.61 g 0.39 g Ethane 4.00 g 1.00 g Ethylene 4.29 g 0.71 g

Problem

Benzene, ethane, and ethylene are just three of a large number of hydrocarbons-compounds that contain only carbon and hydrogen. Show how the following data are consistent with the law of multiple proportions.

Compound Mass of carbon in 5.00 g sample Mass of hydrogen in 5.00 g sample
Benzene 4.61 g 0.39 g
Ethane 4.00 g 1.00 g
Ethylene 4.29 g 0.71 g