Problem: Calculate the mass percent composition of carbon in each the following carbon compounds.C2H2

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Assume 100 g sample.

Step 1. Determine mass of carbon for every 100 g sample.

mass C=100 g C2H2(1 mol C2H226.04 g C2H2)(2 mol C1 mol C2H2)(12.01 g C1 mol C)=92.24 g C

Step 2. Calculate the percent composition of carbon.

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Calculate the mass percent composition of carbon in each the following carbon compounds.

C2H2

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