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Empirical formula of the compound

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?


Solution Summary

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