Stoichiometry

How do you calculate the percent composition of an element in a compound

What is Percentage Composition? Percentage composition is defined as ” the number of parts of an element in 100 parts of a compound “ Or in simple words: The percentage amount of all elements in the compound is called percentage composition. Percentage Composition Calculation Formulae:                            %age of element =     Mass of element in the compound   …

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Stoichiometry Important Terms Definitions

Stoichiometry is a quantitative chemistry. “Calculations based on law of conservation of mass, law of constant composition and balanced chemical equations are known as stoichiometric calculations.”  Important Stoichiometry Definitions: Matter: Any thing that has volume as well as mass is called matter. Mass: Quantity of matter in a body is called mass. Weight: The force …

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