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Beshoy S.

asked • 08/02/17

Combustion of a 0.2000 gram sample of vitamin c (which contains c,h,and 0 Yield 0.2998 g of c02 and 0.0819 g of h20. calculate the empirical formula of vitamin

Combustion of a 0.2000 gram sample of vitamin c (which contains c,h,and 0 Yield 0.2998 g of c02 and 0.0819 g of h20. calculate the empirical formula of vitamin c ?

 

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Lameck C.

why did you multiply the moles by 3 at the end?
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03/03/20

J.R. S.

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We want to get all whole numbers. To get 1.33 to a whole number, multiply it by 3 (to get 3.99 or 4 for practical purposes). Then multiply others by 3 as well.
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03/04/20

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