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Suppose that you did not completely convert the hydrate to dehydrate compound. Explain how would this affect the calculated percent by mass of water in a compound.

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    %H2O = (mass H2O/total mass)*100 = ?
    If all of the H2O is not driven out, then mass H2O is too small. How will a smaller numerator affect the calculated number?

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    aah.. ok thanks..

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