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Homework Help: Chemistry

Posted by Alyssa on Monday, October 4, 2010 at 6:20pm.

A sulfur-containing compound is decomposed and the products are collected over water according to this equation:

SxOy -> SO2(g) + O2(g)

The mole fractions for the products are as follows:

SO2 (.8) and O2 (.2)

What is the empirical formula for the original compound?

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