Problem: Tartaric acid is the white, powdery substance that coats tart candies such as Sour Patch Kids. Combustion analysis of a 12.01 g sample of tartaric acid-which contains only carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen-produced 14.08 g CO2 and 4.32 g H2O. Determine the empirical formula for tartaric acid. 

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Tartaric acid is the white, powdery substance that coats tart candies such as Sour Patch Kids. Combustion analysis of a 12.01 g sample of tartaric acid-which contains only carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen-produced 14.08 g CO2 and 4.32 g H2O. Determine the empirical formula for tartaric acid.