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metal x forms two oxides.formula of the first oxide is xo2.the first oxide contains 50 %of oxygen and second compound contains 60% oxygyen .what is the formula of second oxide

metal x forms two oxides.formula of the first oxide is xo2.the first oxide contains 50 %of oxygen and second compound contains 60% oxygyen .what is the formula of second oxide

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Sunil Kumar FP
askIITians Faculty 183 Points
8 years ago
let the formula of the compound be X0k where k is any integer
for XO2
atomic mass of x
32/m +32=1/2
m=32
now for XOk
16k/32+16k=6/10
k=3
therfore the formula of the compound is XO3
thanks and regards
sunil kr
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Sumit Majumdar IIT Delhi
askIITians Faculty 137 Points
8 years ago
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Regards
Sumit

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