Problem: The percent by mass of nitrogen for a compound is found to be 46.7%. Which of the following could be this species?

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Based on the given, the compound is composed of nitrogen and oxygen only

% Nitrogen = 46.7%

% Oxygen = 100% - 46.7% = 53.3%


Assume 100 g of sample:

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The percent by mass of nitrogen for a compound is found to be 46.7%. Which of the following could be this species?

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