Answer to Question #124738 in General Chemistry for Mustapha Abdulmumin maishanu

Question #124738
An organic compound contains 47.3% Carbon, 10.59% Hydrogen and 42.11% Oxygen. Calculate the empirical formula of the compound. If the vapour density of the compound is 22, find
the molecular formula of the compound
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Expert's answer
2020-07-01T07:09:21-0400

47.3/12 : 10.59/1 : 42.11/16 = 4:10.59: 2,631875/2,631875 = 1.5 : 4 : 1 x 2 = 3 : 8 : 2.

C3H8O2.




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