Assuming 100 g, 63.15 g C, 5.30 g H, 31.55 g O
= 5.26 mol C
= 5.26 mol H
= 1.97 mol O
Calculate the empirical formula for each of the following natural flavors based on their elemental mass percent composition.
Vanillin (responsible for the taste and smell of vanilla): 63.15%C, 5.30%H, and 31.55%O.
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