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Posted by mark on Friday, January 20, 2012 at 9:04pm.

I need help with this problem...

A 1.208 g sample of a compound containing C, H, and O was burned to produce 2.561 g CO2 and 0.3930 g H2O. Calculate the empirical formula of the compound.

I always get stuck when it comes to finding the subscript for this compound.

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