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Experimental mass percent:
mass element = actual mass of cpd x (mass element in cpd/molar mass cpd)
Propenoic acid, C3H4O2, is a reactive organic liquid that is used in the manufacturing of plastics, coatings, and adhesives. An unlabeled container is thought to contain this liquid. A 0.376-g sample is combusted to produce 0.202 g of water and 0.427 g of carbon dioxide.
Calculate the experimental mass % of C and H in the unknown liquid used in the experiment.
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