# Answer to Question #12737 in Inorganic Chemistry for Molly

Question #12737

If 0.300 mol of lead combines with 0.300 mol of sulfur, what is the empirical formula of the lead sulfide product?

Expert's answer

PbxSy

n(Pb) : n(S) is like x : y and is 0.300 : 0.300 is the same like

1:1

so formula is PbS

n(Pb) : n(S) is like x : y and is 0.300 : 0.300 is the same like

1:1

so formula is PbS

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