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    Determining Empirical and Molecular Formula: Example Problem

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    A compound contains only C, H, and N. It is 58.51% C and 7.37% H by mass. Helium effuses through a porous frit 6.40 times as fast as the compound does. Determine the empirical and molecular formulas of this compound.

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    Provides steps necessary to determine the empirical and molecular formula.

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