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s.h_math s.h_math
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2 months ago

Complete combustion of 4.80 g of a hydrocarbon produced
3 g of C02 an
What is the empirical formula for the hydrocarbon? Insert subscripts as necessary.
9 g of H
2
empirical formula:
CH
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2 months ago
Again I found a similar example with its answer, here it is. If it is not helpful, let me know!

The complete combustion of 8.20 g of a hydrocarbon produced 25.1 g of CO2 and 12.0 g of H2O. What is the empirical formula for the hydrocarbon? Insert subscripts as necessary.

s.h_math Author
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2 months ago
for this i'm getting CH2 is that correct?
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Educator
2 months ago
Very likely you're correct. Is that your final attempt?
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To be honest, I am not very sure of this solution.
Post Merge: 2 months ago

I will ask my colleague and get back to you...
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s.h_math Author
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2 months ago
Thank you for making sure I get this question correct Bioman!
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