What is the theoretical percentage of sulfate in {eq}AlK(SO_4)_2.H_2O {/eq}


What is the theoretical percentage of sulfate in {eq}AlK(SO_4)_2.H_2O {/eq}

Mass Percent

The mass percent of an element/ion is defined as its contribution to the compound if the mass of the compound were 100 g. The mass percent has no unit, and it is independent of the temperature.

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The formula mass of {eq}AlK(SO_4)_2.H_2O {/eq} is:

{eq}= 27+39+(16 \times 8) + (32 \times 2) + (1 \times 2)+16 \\ = 276 g {/eq}

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