AP Chem need serious explanation

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Calculate the number of moles of carbon
atoms present in 1.4 g of ethanol (C2H6O).

i get that you calculate the number of moles of ethanol whic i got was .03039 but how do you get the moles of CARBON from that.

  • AP Chem need serious explanation -

    look at the formula. there are two carbons for each molecule of ethanol.

    so moles of carbon: 2*.03 moles

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