Problem: Without doing any calculations, determine which element in each of the following compounds will have the highest mass percent composition.CO

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We are asked to determine which element would have the highest mass percent composition in CO without doing any calculations. 


Recall that percent composition indicates the relative amounts of each element in a compound. For each element, the mass percent formula is:

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Without doing any calculations, determine which element in each of the following compounds will have the highest mass percent composition.

CO

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