Answer to Question #177225 in Inorganic Chemistry for nawrin

Question #177225

calculate the empirical formula of a compound made up of C (48.7%) , H(8.1%) and O (43.2%) [ ar(C)= 12, Ar (H) = 1 and Ar (O)= 16 ]


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Expert's answer
2021-04-01T02:36:28-0400

We know the mass of C=12

H=1

O=16


Now solving


   

Moles in 100 g. C =4.05  H= 8.04   O=2.70 


Ratio  C= 1.50  H=2.98  O= 1.00 



Empirical formula

  




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