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Step 1: There is 1 mole of C in 1 mole of CO2. Finding the moles of C:
MM of CO2 is 44.01
moles of C = 0.034 mol
There are 2 moles of H in 1 mole of H2O. Finding the moles of H:
MM of H2O is 18.02
moles of H = 0.085 mol
Upon combustion, a compound containing only carbon and hydrogen produces 1.50 g CO2 and 0.766 g H2O. Find the empirical formula of the compound.
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