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One gram of chloride was found to contain 0.835 g of chlorine. Its vapour density is 85. Calculate its molecular formula.

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Mass of metal chloride = 1 g 

Mass of chlorine = 0.835 

Mass of metal = 1 – 0.835 = 0.165 g

Formula of chloride = MCl4 

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