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calculate the mass in grams of carbon needed to produce 160 grams of CO2 burning. C + O2 -> CO2

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mol wt of CO2 = 12 + 32 = 44

160g = 3.64 moles

3.64 moles of C = 3.64 * 12g = 43.63g

Use more precise weights if needed.

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Where is the 12g coming from?

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