1. Two samples of sodium chloride were decomposed into their constituent elements. One sample produced 4.65 g of sodium and 7.16 g of chlorine, and the other sample produced 7.45 g sodium and 11.5 g of chlorine. Are these results consistent with the law of constant composition? Show your work. Mass Sodium = 4.65g = 0.65 Mass Chloride 7.16g Mass Sodium = 7.45g =0.65 Mass Chloride 11.5g Since the ratios are the same for the two samples, these results are consistent with the law of constant composition.
Oct 4th 2012, 10:56 AM
I believe you are right.
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