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Problem: What is the molecular formula of the alkane?CnHx Replace the subscript letters with numbers. Formatting counts. 

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Use C-13 rule to determine the molecular formula of the compound 

  • By dividing the highest m/z value by 13, we can approximate the number of Cs in the molecule
  • It was already mentioned that we have an alkane so we strictly have Cs and Hs on it.
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What is the molecular formula of the alkane?

CnH

Replace the subscript letters with numbers. Formatting counts. 


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