Assuming 100 g, 49.48 g C, 5.19 g H, 28.85 g N, 16.48 g O
= 4.12 mol C
= 5.15 mol H
= 2.06 mol N
= 1.03 mol O
Calculate the empirical formula for each of the following stimulants based on their elemental mass percent composition.
caffeine (found in coffee beans): C 49.48%, H 5.19%, N 28.85%, O 16.48%
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