# Question #c71f2

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May 19, 2017

Let the atomic weight of X be

and the atomic weight of Y be

Given that the percentage of X in the compound

So the percentage of Y in the compound

The molecular formula of the compound is

By dividing the percentage compositions of constituent elements with their respective atomic weights and taking their ratio we get the ratio of number atoms of constituent elements in the compound and this ratio becomes equal

So

So atomic weight of