Question

4.90 g of KClO3 when heated produced 1.92 g of oxygen and the residue (KCl) left behind weight 2.96 g. Show that these results illustrate the law of conservation of mass.

Solution

Correct option is

4.88 g

 

Mass of KClO3 taken = 4.90 g

Total mass of the products (KCl + O2)

             = 2.96 + 1.92 = 4.88 g

Difference between the mass of the reactant and the total mass of the products

             .

Thus small difference may be due to experimental error.

Thus, law of conservation of mass hold good within experimental errors.

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