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Relative number of atoms.
« on: June 12, 2021, 07:48:30 AM »
Why does dividing the percentage composition of each element by it's atomic weight give the relative number of atoms in a compound?

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Re: Relative number of atoms.
« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2021, 07:52:49 AM »
Because real composition of elements can be a multiple of the calculated values.

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