Chemistry

Upon decomposition, one sample of magnesium fluoride produced 1.65kg of magnesium and 2.58kg of fluorine. A second sample produced 1.38kg of magnesium.

How much fluorine (in grams) did the second sample produce?

  1. 👍 0
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 460
  1. (1.65/2.58) = (1.38/x)
    Solve for x.

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
    posted by DrBob222
  2. MgF2 produce

    Sample 1) 1.65 kg Mg
    2) 2.57 kg F

    Sample 1) 1.32 kg Mg
    2) ? g F

    1. Find the ratio from sample 1,
    1.65kg / 2,57kg = 0.64

    2. Using Law of define properties, the first and second should have the same ratio.

    1.3 kg / x kg F = 0.64
    x = 2.0625 kg F
    = 2062.5 g F

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. Chemistry

    Upon decomposition, one sample of magnesium fluoride produced 1.65kg of magnesium and 2.58kg of fluorine. A second sample produced 1.38kg of magnesium. How much fluorine (in grams) did the second sample produce?

    asked by Anonymous on September 7, 2013
  2. Chemistry

    Upon decomposition, one sample of magnesium fluoride produced 1.65kg of magnesium and 2.58kg of fluorine. A second sample produced 1.50 kg of magnesium. How much fluorine (in grams) did the second sample produce?

    asked by Eliza on October 9, 2012
  3. chemistry

    Upon decomposition, one sample of magnesium fluoride produced 1.65kg of magnesium and 2.58kg of fluorine. A second sample produce 1.38kg of magnesium. How much fluorine (in grams) did the second sample produce?

    asked by tatianna on September 3, 2013
  4. Chemistry

    one sample of magnesium fluoride produced 1.65kg of magnesium and 2.58kg of fluorine. A second sample produced 1.31kg of magnesium. How much fluorine (in grams) did the second sample produce?

    asked by Jay on September 26, 2013
  5. College Chemistry

    Upon decomposition, one sample of magnesium fluoride produced 1.66kg of magnesium and 2.56kg of fluorine. A second sample produced 1.25kg of magnesium.How much fluorine (in grams) did the second sample produce?

    asked by Kaycie on January 28, 2013
  6. chemistry

    Upon decomposition, one sample of magnesium fluoride produced 1.66kg of magnesium and 2.56kg of fluorine. A second sample produced 1.29kg of magnesium. How much fluorine (in grams) did the second sample produce?

    asked by sam smith on February 13, 2015
  7. Chemistry

    Upon decomposition, one sample of Magnesium Fluoride produced 1.65 kg of magnesium and 2.57 kg of fluorine. A second sample produces 1.33 kg of magnesium. How much fluorine (in grams) did the second sample produce?

    asked by Bri on September 6, 2016
  8. Chem

    Upon decomposition, one sample of magnesium fluoride produced 1.65 of magnesium and 2.57 of fluorine. A second sample produced 1.38 of magnesium. How much fluorine (in grams) did the second sample produce?

    asked by KNH on February 17, 2011
  9. Chemistry

    Upon decomposition, one sample of magnesium fluoride produced 1.64 kg of magnesium and 2.57 kg of fluorine. A second sample produced 1.38 kg of magnesium. How much fluorine (in grams) did the second sample produce?

    asked by Tiffany on July 7, 2010
  10. chemistry

    Upon decomposition, one sample of magnesium fluoride produced 1.65 kg{\rm kg} of magnesium and 2.58 kg{\rm kg} of fluorine. A second sample produced 1.50 kg{\rm kg} of magnesium. How much fluorine (in grams) did the second sample

    asked by skittles on March 27, 2014

More Similar Questions