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