We have to calculate the oxygen-to-sulfur (O/S) ratio in compound B which results from combination of 8.60 g of sulfur with 12.88 g of oxygen.
The mass ratio of elements in a compound can be calculated by this formula:
Compounds A and B are colorless gases obtained by combining sulfur with oxygen. Compound A results from combining 6.00 g of sulfur with 5.99 g of oxygen, and compound B results from combining 8.60 g of sulfur with 12.88 g of oxygen.
Calculate the O/S mass ratio in the compound B.