Problem: Part B. What is the mass percentage of ethyl alcohol, C2H5OH, in the solution?Express your answer numerically in percent.An organic liquid is a mixture of methyl alcohol (CH3OH) and ethyl alcohol (C2H5OH). A 0.220-g sample of the liquid is burned in an excess of O2(g) and yields 0.372 g CO2(g) (carbon dioxide).

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Part B. What is the mass percentage of ethyl alcohol, C2H5OH, in the solution?

Express your answer numerically in percent.


An organic liquid is a mixture of methyl alcohol (CH3OH) and ethyl alcohol (C2H5OH). A 0.220-g sample of the liquid is burned in an excess of O2(g) and yields 0.372 g CO2(g) (carbon dioxide).

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