# Problem: Determine the empirical formulas of the compounds with the following compositions by mass.10.4% C, 27.8% S, and 61.7% Cl

###### FREE Expert Solution

Step 1: 10.4% C, 27.8% S, and 61.7% Cl by mass. Recall that mass percent is given by:

Assuming we have 100 g of the compound, this means we have 10.4 g C, 27.8 g S, and 61.7 g Cl.

###### Problem Details

Determine the empirical formulas of the compounds with the following compositions by mass.

10.4% C, 27.8% S, and 61.7% Cl