Problem: Calculate the percent by mass of C in pentaerythritol (C(CH2OH)4)  Express your answer as a percentage.

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We are asked to calculate for the percent by mass (mass %) of C in pentaerythritol (C(CH2OH)4) and to do that we’re going to use the mass percent formula shown below: For the percent by mass C, we’re going to rewrite the equation as:

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Calculate the percent by mass of C in pentaerythritol (C(CH2OH)4)  Express your answer as a percentage.

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