An organic compound containing lead was found to contain 21.70 C and 2.7% H. The lead content was found by dissolving 4.6201g of the compound in water and adding sodium sulfate. 3.100 g of lead precipitate was collected. What is the empirical formula of the compound? [assume the compound consists of lead, carbon, hydrogen and oxygen]© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 5:18 am ad1c9bdddf
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In 3.1 g of PbSO4, the ...
The expert examines the empirical formula of a compound consisting of lead, carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.