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Solution: Isoeugenol is the compound which gives the characteristic od...

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Isoeugenol is the compound which gives the characteristic odor to nutmeg and contains carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. If a 0.500 g sample of isoeugenol is combusted it gives 1.341 g of CO2 and 0.329 g of H2O. Isoeugenol has a molecular weight of 164 g/mol. What is the molecular formula of isoeugenol?

A) C8H4O4

B) C10H12O

C) C2HO

D) C5H6O