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Posted by sam on Tuesday, August 23, 2011 at 8:41am.

Rust contains an iron-oxygen compound in which there are three oxygen atoms for each two iron atoms. In this compound, the iron to oxygen mass ratio is 2.325:1. Another compound of iron and oxygen contains these elements in the ratio of 2.616:1. What is the ratio of iron to oxygen atoms in the second iron-oxygen compound. Explain please each step. Thanks.

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