Problem: A chemist finds that 30.82 g of nitrogen will react with 17.60 g, 35.20 g, 70.40 g, or 88.00 g of oxygen to form four different compounds.Calculate the mass of oxygen per gram of nitrogen in each compound.30.82 g N2 and 17.60 g O2

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  • One of Dalton's Atomic theory says that "Compounds are formed when atoms of different elements combine in fixed proportions"

  • The ratio of mass of O per gram of N can be simply calculated by dividing the mass of Oover the mass of N2

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A chemist finds that 30.82 g of nitrogen will react with 17.60 g, 35.20 g, 70.40 g, or 88.00 g of oxygen to form four different compounds.

Calculate the mass of oxygen per gram of nitrogen in each compound.
30.82 g N2 and 17.60 g O2