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We are asked to calculate for the percent by mass (mass %) of C in vanillin(C8H8O3)
and to do that we’re going to use the mass percent formula shown below:
For the percent by mass C, we’re going to rewrite the equation as:
Based on the following structural formulas, calculate the percentage of carbon by mass present in each compound.
Vanillin (vanilla flavor)