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Solution: A sample of ascorbic acid (vitamin C) is synthesized in the laboratory. It contains 1.50 g of carbon and 2.00 g of oxygen. Another sample of ascorbic acid isolated from citrus fruits contains 6.40 g of carbon.According to the law of constant composition, how many grams of oxygen does it contain?

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A sample of ascorbic acid (vitamin C) is synthesized in the laboratory. It contains 1.50 g of carbon and 2.00 g of oxygen. Another sample of ascorbic acid isolated from citrus fruits contains 6.40 g of carbon.

According to the law of constant composition, how many grams of oxygen does it contain?