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Molecule Dose Calculation

Would you please show how to solve the following problem:
A anti-inflammatory medication is entirely composed of C, H, and O, and is 75.69 mass % C and 15.51 mass % O. Its molar mass lies between 150 and 300 g/mol. How many molecules of this medication are contained in a dose of 200 mg?

Solution Summary

This solution contains a calculation table to determine the empirical formula from % or mass of C, H and O and then calculates how many molecules of the medication are contained in a dose of 200 mg.

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