Problem: A compound isolated from the rind of lemons is found to be 88.14 % carbon and 11.86 % hydrogen by mass.How many moles of H?

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Recall the mass percent formula:

% mass=mass componenttotal mass×100


Assuming we have 100-g sample

mass%=mass elementmass of sample×100mass element=mass%100×mass of sample


Percent H: 4.58%

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A compound isolated from the rind of lemons is found to be 88.14 % carbon and 11.86 % hydrogen by mass.

How many moles of H?

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