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    Empirical formula of a compound consisting of lead, carbon, hydrogen and oxygen

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    An organic compound containing lead was found to contain 21.70 C and 2.7% H. The lead content was found by dissolving 4.6201g of the compound in water and adding sodium sulfate. 3.100 g of lead precipitate was collected. What is the empirical formula of the compound? [assume the compound consists of lead, carbon, hydrogen and oxygen]

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    In 3.1 g of PbSO4, the ...

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