Problem: Calculate the percentage by mass of the indicated element in the following compounds.Hydrogen in ammonium sulfate, (NH4)2SO4, a substance used as a nitrogen fertilizer. Express your answer using two significant figures.

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Mass % H:


% mass H=mass H in (NH4)2SO4molar mass (NH4)2SO4×100


molar mass HC6H7O6 = 176.12 g/mol

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Calculate the percentage by mass of the indicated element in the following compounds.

Hydrogen in ammonium sulfate, (NH4)2SO4, a substance used as a nitrogen fertilizer. Express your answer using two significant figures.

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