(1) The atomic masses are 12.01 g/mol C, and 1.01 g/mol H. Assuming each % as mass:
(2): Divide the number of moles of each by the smallest value:
A compound with a molar mass of about 28 g/mol contains 85.7% carbon and 14.3% hydrogen by mass. Write the Lewis structure for a molecule of the compound.
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