Problem: If someone consumes 23 g of sodium chloride per day, what mass (in grams) of sodium does that person consume? Sodium chloride is 39 % sodium by mass.

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We are given the mass % of each. 

Recall the mass percent formula:

% mass=mass componenttotal mass×100


mass component=mass%100×mass of sample


percent sodium: 39%

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If someone consumes 23 g of sodium chloride per day, what mass (in grams) of sodium does that person consume? Sodium chloride is 39 % sodium by mass.

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