What is the empirical formula of a compound containing 83% potassium and 17.0% oxygen?
In order to answer this question, you must find the ratio between potassium and oxygen. Since the compound contains 83% potassium and 17.0% oxygen, we can ...
This solution is provided in 115 words. It uses ratios between the two elements to find moles, and then finally finds the lowest number of moles.