Determination of the Empirical Formula of Magnesium Oxide

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Lab report describing the combustion of magnesium in air to determine the empirical formula of the magnesium-oxygen compound (MgxOy). Report inccludes:

Title Abstract Introduction Experimental Details or Theoretical Analysis Results Discussion Conclusions and Summary References

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 […].