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Suppose that you calculated the mass percent of sand in the mixture to be 42%, though the original mixture really contained only 35% sand. How could you explain these results?

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    When you put the mixture together it had ro of had another compound of sand in the befinning which means that both had consentrations of sand in them

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    Another explanation is that the "dried" sand, before weighing in the last step, was not dry. The extra water was reported as sand.

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