February 23, 2017

Homework Help: Chemistry

Posted by Franklin on Wednesday, August 24, 2011 at 10:36pm.

0.717 g of a compound containing carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen is burned and found to produce 1.02 g CO2 and 0.624 g H2O. The molar mass of the compound is 124 g/mol.
(a) Write a chemical equation for the combustion of this unknown hydrocarbon.
(b) Determine the # of g and moles of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen in the unknown hydrocarbon.
(c) Calculate the empirical formula.
(d) Calculate the molecular formula.
(e) Write the balanced equation for the combustion reaction.

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