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What is the percentage of chlorine in sodium chloride NaCl?

60.66 percent

What is the percent composition for each element in sodium chloride NaCl?

We can use mass percent composition as a conversion factor between grams of a constituent element and grams of the compound. The mass percent composition of sodium in sodium chloride is 39%.

How do I find the percent composition?

Percent Composition

  1. Find the molar mass of all the elements in the compound in grams per mole.
  2. Find the molecular mass of the entire compound.
  3. Divide the component’s molar mass by the entire molecular mass.
  4. You will now have a number between 0 and 1. Multiply it by 100% to get percent composition.

In what ways can we use percentage composition in our daily lives?

Percentages are used widely and in many different areas. For example, discounts in shops, bank interest rates, rates of inflation and many statistics in the media are expressed as percentages. Percentages are important for understanding the financial aspects of everyday life.

What does percent composition mean?

Percent composition tells you by mass what percent of each element is present in a compound. A chemical compound is the combination of two or more elements. If you are studying a chemical compound, you may want to find the percent composition of a certain element within that chemical compound.

What is the composition of a modern penny?


Composition Weight Edge
Copper Plated Zinc 2.5% Cu Balance Zn 2.500 g Plain

What percent of penny is copper?

2.5 percent

What is the volume of a penny in mL?

Students were able to carefully measure and determine that the volume of a penny was 0.35 mL – most students were very close with a range of 0.33 – 0.37 mL.

What is the volume of a nickel?

Measured properties of the nickel are diameter = 2.14 cm, thickness 0.2 cm, mass 5.1 grams. This gives a volume of 0.719 cm3 and a surface area of 8.54 cm 2.

What is the density of a nickel?

8.8 g/cc

How do you calculate surface area and volume?

Surface Area Formulas:

  1. Volume = (1/3)πr2h.
  2. Lateral Surface Area = πrs = πr√(r2 + h2)
  3. Base Surface Area = πr2
  4. Total Surface Area. = L + B = πrs + πr2 = πr(s + r) = πr(r + √(r2 + h2))

What is the formula of curved surface area?

The surface area of the cylinder is the area of a curved surface of a cylinder including circular top and base….Area = 2 π r ( r + h ) 2 /pi r (r + h) 2πr(r+h)

π Pi, approximately 3.142
r the radius of the cylinder
h height of the cylinder