What Is a Gravimetric Factor?

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A gravimetric factor is an algebraic expression that converts grams of a compound into grams of a single element. It is the ratio of the formula weight (FW) of the substance being sought to that of the substance weighed. The formula for gravimetric factor is (m * FW (Sough Substance)) divided by (n * FW (Substance Weight)) where m and n are molar masses.
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