$\mathbf{mass}\mathbf{}\mathbf{ratio}\mathbf{=}\frac{\mathbf{mass}\mathbf{}\mathbf{O}}{\mathbf{mass}\mathbf{}\mathbf{C}}\mathbf{=}\frac{\mathbf{1}\mathbf{.}\mathbf{67}\mathbf{}\mathbf{}\overline{)\mathbf{g}}}{\mathbf{0}\mathbf{.}\mathbf{628}\mathbf{}\overline{)\mathbf{g}}}$

A 2.3-g sample of carbon dioxide (CO_{2}) is fully decomposed into its elements, yielding 0.628 g of carbon and 1.67 g of oxygen.

What is the ratio of the mass of O to C?

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