Step 1: The reaction would be:
CxHyOz + O2 → CO2 + H2O
The mass of C and H:
Vanillin, the dominant flavoring in vanilla, contains C, H, and O. When 1.05 g of this substance is completely combusted, 2.43 g of CO2 and 0.50 g of H2O are produced.
What is the empirical formula of vanillin?
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