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Homework Help: Chemistry

Posted by Doris on Sunday, October 10, 2010 at 10:36pm.

A sample of magnesium with a mass of 1.00 g is burned in oxygen to produce an oxide with a mass of 1.66 g. What is the empirical formula of the magnesium oxide produced? I know the answer is MgO. What are the steps to get that answer?

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