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Solution: A hydrocarbon  with general formula CxHy was burned complete...

Question

A hydrocarbon  with general formula CxHy was burned completely in air, yielding 0.18 g of water and 0.44 g of carbon dioxide. Which formula could give such data?

A. C2H2

B. C2H4

C. C2H6

D. C6H6