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Problem 45 Easy Difficulty

A chloride of silicon contains 79.1 mass $\% \mathrm{Cl.}$ (a) What is the empirical formula of the chloride? If the molar mass is $269 \mathrm{g} / \mathrm{mol},$ what is the molecular formula?


a) Empirical formula: $\mathrm{SiCl}_{3}$
b) Molecular formula: $\mathrm{Si}_{2} \mathrm{Cl}_{6}$


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