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0.3780 g of an organic chloro compound gave 0.5740 g of silver chloride in Carius estimation. Calculate the percentage of chlorine present in the compound. 

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Given that, 

Mass of organic compound is 0.3780 g. 

Mass of AgCl formed = 0.5740 g 

1 mol of AgCl contains 1 mol of Cl. 

Thus, mass of chlorine in 0.5740 g of AgCl 

Percentage of chlorine

Hence, the percentage of chlorine present in the given organic chloro compound is 37.59%

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