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A 230 g sample of a compound contains 136.6 g of carbon, 26.4 g of hydrogen, and 31.8 g of nitrogen. The rest is oxygen. What is the mass percent of oxygen in the compound?

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    230-136.6-26.4-31.8 = 35.2

    35.2/230 = 0.153 = 15.3%

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