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A sulfur oxide is 50.0% by mass sulfur. This molecular formula could be?....IS IT NOT SO2???

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  1. Yes, it could be SO2. But can you calculate it to show it could be SO2?

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  2. Take the sample of 100
    100-50=50g of Oxygen
    S Mole= 50/32.065=1.5625
    O mole=50/16.00=3.125
    then we take the smallest and divide by it.
    s=1.5625/1,5625=1
    O=3.125/15625=2_______So2

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  3. And so you can. Very good.

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