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    Empirical formula of the compound

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    A sample of a substance (containing only C, H, and N) is burned in oxygen and 3.042 g of CO2, 1.090 g of H2O and 1.555 g of NO are the sole products.

    a) What is the empirical formula of the compound?
    b) How many grams of the initial sample were burned?

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    This solution finds the empirical formula of a compound and the number of grams of the initial sample burned.