Problem: Calculate the percentage of carbon by mass in each of the compounds represented by the following models. (Carbon atoms are black spheres, hydrogen are grey, oxygen are red.)

FREE Expert Solution

Mass percent:


%mass C=mass C in cpdmolar mass cpd×100


Compound is: CH3OH

  • Molar mass CH3OH = 32.04 g/mol
View Complete Written Solution
Problem Details

Calculate the percentage of carbon by mass in each of the compounds represented by the following models. (Carbon atoms are black spheres, hydrogen are grey, oxygen are red.)


CH3OH


Frequently Asked Questions

What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?

Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Mass Percent Formula concept. You can view video lessons to learn Mass Percent Formula. Or if you need more Mass Percent Formula practice, you can also practice Mass Percent Formula practice problems.