Determination of the Empirical Formula of Magnesium Oxide
Lab report describing the combustion of magnesium in air to determine the empirical formula of the magnesium-oxygen compound (MgxOy). Report inccludes:
Experimental Details or Theoretical Analysis
Conclusions and Summary
Procedure: Clean a crucible and lid, dry the crucible and lid over a Bunsen burner with a cool flame for a few minutes. Let the crucible and lid cool to room temperature and then weigh the crucible and the lid together [...].