1. gen chemistry

    I need help please?? Calculate the empirical formula for a compound composed of 13.27g Carbon and 70.9g sulfur. I got C1S2. Is this correct?
  2. Chemistry

    Please check my answers for the following questions. THANK YOU. 1) The empirical formula of a compound that is 25.9% nitrogen and 74.1% oxygen is.... ANSWER: N2O 2) empirical formula of a compound that consists of 4.80 grams of carbon, 1.20 grams of
  3. chemistry

    A 25g sample of a compound composed of Carbon, Hydrogen, and Oxygen was combusted. 55grams of Carbon Dioxide and 30 grams of water were collected. A) What is the empirical formula of the compound? B) If the compound has a molar mass of 120g what is the
  4. chemistry

    Suppose a substance has been prepared that is composed of carbon, hydrogen, and nitrogen. When 0.1156 gram of this compound is reacted with oxygen, 0.1638 gram of carbon dioxide (CO2) and 0.1676 gram of water (H2O) are collected. Assuming that all the
  5. chemistry

    a compound contains 5.2% by mass Nitrogen. It also contains carbon, hydrogen and oxygen. Combustion of 0.085g of the compound produced 0.224g of carbon dioxide and 0.0372g of water. Calculate the empirical formula of the compound.
  6. Chemistry

    I need some help with some of these questions: The action of bacteria on meat and fish produces a poisonous compound called cadaverine. As its name implies, it stinks! It is 58.77 percent carbon, 13.81 percent hydrogen, and 27.40 percent nitrogen. Its
  7. Chemistry

    I need some help with some of these questions: The action of bacteria on meat and fish produces a poisonous compound called cadaverine. As its name implies, it stinks! It is 58.77 percent carbon, 13.81 percent hydrogen, and 27.40 percent nitrogen. Its
  8. Chemistry

    A certain compound containing only carbon and hydrogen was found to have a vapor density of 2.550 g/L at 100 degrees C and 760 mm Hg. If the empirical formula of this compound is CH, what is the molecular formula of this compound? I had some ideas as to
  9. Finding the Molecular Formula

    A certain compound containing only carbon and hydrogen was found to have a vapor density of 2.550 g/L at 100 degrees C and 760 mm Hg. If the empirical formula of this compound is CH, what is the molecular formula of this compound? I had some ideas as to
  10. Chemistry Really Confused!!

    'm confused on how to set up the problem for each question.. 1.) Calculate the empirical formula of a compound if a 6.21 g sample contains 1.67g of cerium and the remainder iodine 2.) An unknown compound contains 85.64% carbon with the remainder hydrogen.
  11. Chemistry

    I'm confused on how to set up the problem for each question.. 1.) Calculate the empirical formula of a compound if a 6.21 g sample contains 1.67g of cerium and the remainder iodine 2.) An unknown compound contains 85.64% carbon with the remainder hydrogen.
  12. Chemistry

    The molecular formula of a compound containg only carbon and hydrogen is to be determined. When a sample of the compound is burned on oxygen gas, 7.2 grams of water and 7.2 liters of carbon dioxide gas are produced(measured at STP). When 0.600grams of the
  13. Chemistry grade 11

    An organic compound is composed of C, H and O. A 0.1005 g sample of this is combusted, producing 0.2829 g CO2 and 0.1159 g of H2O. What is the empirical formula of this compound? If the compound has a molar mass of 14 g/mol. What is the molecular formula?
  14. chemistry

    1.to calculate the percent by massof an element in a known compound, divide the mass of the element in one mole by the _______and multiply by 100%. A(n) _______formula represents the lowest________ratio of the elements in a compound. It can be calculated
  15. Chemistry (Check)

    Classify each of these statements as always true, sometimes true, or never true. 7____AT____It is necessary to know the formula of a compound in order to calculate its percent composition. 8___ST_____If the percent by mass of carbon in methane, CH4, is
  16. Chemistry

    Analysis of a sample of an organic compound showed it contains 39.9%carbon,6.9%hydrogen and 53.2%oxygen. a)calculate the empirical formula b)if the relative molecular mass is 60,what is the molecular formula of the compound.(C=12,H=1,O=16)
  17. Chemistry

    An unknown compound contains carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. When burned, a 2.000 gram sample of this compound releases 3.451 g of carbon dioxide and 1.059 grams of water. What is the empirical formula of this compound? Thank you very much.
  18. CHEMISTRY

    A compound which contains hydrogen, oxygen, carbon only has molar mass of about 85 g/mol. When 0.43 g of the compound is burned in excess of oxyfen, 1.10 g of CO2 and 0.45 g of H2O are formed. Find the molecular formula and the empirical formula of the
  19. Chemistry

    A 185.325 g sample of a compound of carbon, nitrgoen and hydrogen is burned completely. Calculate the empirical formula if 225.0 g of water and 230.0 g of NO2 is formed. In another experiment the sample was found to have a density of 10.9 g/L at 1.20 atm
  20. Chemistry

    An Unknown Compound (M=60.09 g/mol) is composed of Carbon, Hydrogen and Oxygen. Combustion of 0.255 g of the unknown compound produces 0.561 g Carbon Dioxide and 0.306 g of Water. Determine the molecular formula of the compound.
  21. chemistry

    8750 g of a compound which contains only carbon, hydrogen, and nitrogen were burned in oxygen to produce, 2.1930 g of N2O4 , and 2.2900 g of water. What is the empirical formula of the compound? (Hint: do carbon by difference)
  22. chemistry

    Combustion analysis of 1.0g of a compound containing carbon , hydrogen and oxygen gives 2.3 g of carbon dioxide and 0.93g of water . If The relative molecular mass is 58. Calculate The empirical and molecular formula
  23. Chemistry

    An unknown compound contains only carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. Combustion analysis of the compound gives mass percents of 31.57% Carbon and 5.30% H. The molar mass is determined by measuring the freezing-point depression of an aqueous solution. A freezing
  24. Chemistry

    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)
  25. Chemistry

    A 2.52g sample of a compound containing only carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, and sulfur was burned in excess O to yield 4.36g of CO2 and 0.892g of H20. Another sample of the same compound of mass 4.14g, yielded g of SO3. A third sample, of mass, 5.66g,
  26. IGCSE Chemistry

    Hydrocarbons A and B both contain 85.7 % carbon. Their molar masses are 42 and 84 respectively. a) Which elements does a hydrocarbon contain? b) Calculate the empirical formula of A and of B. c) Calculate the molecular formula of A and B. I solved a) and
  27. Chemistry

    A certain compound contains carbon, hydrogen , and oxygen. When 1.00 grams of this compound are burned in oxygen gas 1.47 grams of CO2 and 0.600 grams of water are formed. When 2.75 grams of the compound are dissolved in 10.0 grams of water the resulting
  28. Chemistry

    A certain compound contains carbon, hydrogen , and oxygen. When 1.00 grams of this compound are burned in oxygen gas 1.47 grams of CO2 and 0.600 grams of water are formed. When 2.75 grams of the compound are dissolved in 10.0 grams of water the resulting
  29. Lab Questions

    1. Use the Van der Waals equation to calculate the pressure exerted by 1.00 mol of Cl2; in 22.41 L at 0.0 degrees C. The constants for Cl are a = 6.49 L2 atm/mol2 and b = 0.0526 L/mol. 2. How much potassium chlorate is needed to produce 20.0 mL of oxygen
  30. Chem Lab Questions

    1. Use the Van der Waals equation to calculate the pressure exerted by 1.00 mol of Cl2; in 22.41 L at 0.0 degrees C. The constants for Cl are a = 6.49 L2 atm/mol2 and b = 0.0526 L/mol. 2. How much potassium chlorate is needed to produce 20.0 mL of oxygen
  31. Pressure and Molecular Formula

    2. How much potassium chlorate is needed to produce 20.0 mL of oxygen at 670 mm Hg and 20 degrees C. 3. A certain compound containing only carbon and hydrogen was found to have a vapor density of 2.550 g/L at 100 degrees C and 760 mm Hg. If the empirical
  32. chem

    Citric acid, the compound responsible for the sour taste of lemons, has the following elemental composition: C, 37.51%; H, 4.20%; O, 58.29%. Calculate the empirical formula of citric acid. so i did that and got C6H8O7 but now i need to find the molecular
  33. chemistry--help

    a compound contains 63.15% Carbon, 5.30% hydrogen, 31.55% oxygen. Its molar mass is 152.14 g/mol. determine the empirical and molecular formula. I get the empirical formula to be C8H803 is it right because it is not fitting the molecular formula because
  34. AP Chemistry

    An organic compound was synthesized and found to contain only C, H, N, O, and Cl. It was observed that when .150g sample of the compound was burned, it produced .138g of CO2 and .0566g of H2O. All the Nitrogen in a different .200g sample of the compound
  35. chemistry

    In the course of research, a chemist isolates a new compound with an empirical formula C3H3O2. 4.97 g of the compound when dissolved in 100. g of water produces a solution with a freezing point of −0.325°C. What is the molecular formula of the compound?
  36. Chemistry

    What is the empirical formula of a compund composed of 3.25% hydrogen(H), 19.36% carbon(C) and 77.39% oxygen(O) by mass?
  37. Chemistry

    A compound containing only carbon, hydrogen and oxygen is subjected to elemental analysis. Upon complete combustion, a .1804g sample of the compound produced .3051g of CO2 and .1249g of H2O. What is the empirical formula of the compound?
  38. chemistry

    a compound containing only carbon and hydrogen consists of 362 g of C and 30.1 g of H. what is the empirical formula of the compound?
  39. Chemistry

    Elemental analysis of a compound, once used as a pesticide, was found to be 74.2% carbon, 8.64% hydrogen, and 17.2% nitrogen. What is the empirical formula of this compound?
  40. Physical science

    1. Nicotine,a poisonous compound found in tobacco leaves,is 74% carbon,8,65% hydrogen and 17,35% nitrogen (a)calculate the empirical formula of nicotine (b)what is the molecular formula of nicotine if it has a molar mass of 165 g.mol^-1
  41. chemistry

    A compound is found to have 61% carbon, 6.6% hydrogen, and 32.6% oxygen. What is the empirical formula of this compound? I got C25H32H10 but the subscripts seem absurdly large.
  42. Chemistry

    A 2.20 g-sample of a compound containing carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen is burned and it produces 4.61 g CO2 and 0.94 g H2O. What is the empirical formula of this compound?
  43. chemistry

    Combustion analysis of 1.200 gram of an unknown compound containing carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. What is the empirical formula of the compound?
  44. chemistry

    1,2 of carbon combined with 0,1 grams of hydrogen to form a compound . a.FIND THE EMPIRICAL FORMULA OF A COMPOUND b.ITS Mr WAS FOUND TO BE 78 ,FIND THE MOLECULAR FORMULA
  45. Chemistry

    A compound contains only carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, and oxygen. Combustion of 0.157 of the compound produced 0.213g CO2 and 0.0310 g H20. In another experiment, it is found that 0.103g of the compound produces 0.0230 g NH3. What is the empirical formula
  46. chemistry

    A 11.0g sample of compound containing only oxygen and carbon produces 3.0g carbon and 8.0g oxygen. Determine the empirical formula of the compound.
  47. Chemistry

    A 11.0g sample of a compound containing only oxygen and carbon produce 3.0g carbon and 8.0g oxygen. Determine the empirical formula of the compound.
  48. Chemistry

    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)
  49. Chemistry

    An organic compound on analysis gives the following percentage composition of elements present. Carbon 61.85%,hydrogen 10.50% and oxygen 27.65%.determine the empirical formula of the compound.(C=12,H=1,O=16)
  50. chemistry

    Upon combustion, 4.30 grams sample of a compound containing only carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen produced 8.59 g of CO2 and 3.52g of H2o. what is empirical formula of the compound ?
  51. Chemistry

    If you divide the molar mass of a compound by the empirical formula mass, what is the result? That division should be VERY close to a whole number. Usually, 0.9 to 1.1 or 1.9 to 2.1 (all depending upon the accuracy and precision of experimental data). That
  52. Chemistry

    An organic compound consists of only carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. Through combustion analysis, 5.671g of water and 36.933g of carbon dioxide are formed from 17.422g of sample. C:12.0 amu O: 16.0 amu H:1.0 amu In the space provided please write the
  53. Chemistry

    Combustion analysis of an unknown compound containing only carbon and hydrogen produced 2.277 g of CO2 and 1.161 g of H2O. What is the empirical formula of the compound? How do I go about solving this?
  54. C hemistry

    An unknown compound contains only carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen . Combustion of 2.50 g of this compound produced 3.67 g of carbon dioxide and 1.50 g of water. What is the empirical formula of a substance that contains 8.33×10−2 mol of carbon, 0.167 mol
  55. Chemistry

    Compound K is a hydrocarbon. Combustion of 6.51 g of K gave 20.47 g of carbon dioxide and 8.36 g of water. The relative molecular mass of K was found to be 84. Calculate the empirical and molecular formula of K
  56. Chemistry (Check)

    True or False The empirical formula of a compound is always the same as the molecular compound. My Answear: True The empirical formula for acetylene is CH. The molecular formula is C2H2. Another example: The empirical formula for glucose is CH2O. The
  57. chemistry

    Naphthalene, commonly known as moth balls, is composed of 93.7% carbon and 6.3% hydrogen. determine the empirical for naphthalene. molecular formula for Naphthalene. Determine the number of empirical formulas you would need to make a full naphthalene
  58. Chemistry

    I would be grateful if someone could please review these and tell me if I am correct. Thanks! 1.What is the empirical formula for a compound whose molecular formula is C2Cl6? a. CCl3 b. CCl4 c. C2Cl6 d. CCl e. need more information I think the answer is E
  59. Chemistry

    1) A compound has the following percentages by mass: barium, 58.84%; sulfur, 13.74%; oxygen, 27.43%. Determine the empirical formula of the compound. 2) If a 1.271-g sample of aluminum metal is heated on a chlorine gas atmosphere, the mass of aluminum
  60. CHEMISTRY

    An analysis of a compound gave 40% carbon 3.7% hydrogen. the vapour density of the compound is 30. calculate the empirical and molecula fomular.
  61. Chemistry

    Maleic acid is an organic compound composed of 41.39% C, 3.47% H, and the rest oxygen. If 0.271 mol of maleic acid has a mass of 31.4 g, what are the empirical and molecular formulas of maleic acid? My work: C: 41.39 g x (1 mol/12.01 g) = 3.44629 = 1 H:
  62. chemistry

    A compound is composed of 19.998% carbon, 3.331% hydrogen, 23.320% nitrogen, and 53.302% Oxygen. Its molar ass is 120.07 gram/mole. What are the empirical and molecular formulas?
  63. chemistry

    I have a chemical composition of As2O3. How do I calculate the mass of oxygen that combines with 1 mol of arsenic to form the oxide of arsenic? How do I use this to obtain the empirical formula of the oxide? That IS the empirical formula of the compound.
  64. chemistry

    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
  65. Chemistry

    Determine the empirical formula for the compound that contains 55.0 g carbon and 294 g sulfur
  66. Chemistry

    What is the empirical formula of a compound that has a carbon-to-hydrogen ratio of 2 to 6? Is it CH3?
  67. Science-chemistry

    A compound is found to have 56.4% potassium, 8.7% carbon, and 34.9% oxygen. What is the empirical formula?
  68. Cedar High school

    A compound is found to have 56.4% potassium, 8.7% carbon, and 34.9% oxygen. What is the empirical formula?
  69. Chemistry

    Combustion analysis of 0.300 g of an unknown compound containing carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen produced 0.5213 g of CO2 and 0.2835 g of H2O. What is the empirical formula of the compound? C2H5O C3H8O2 C2H10O3 C2H5O2
  70. General Chemistry

    An unknown compound has a formula of CxHyOz. You burn 0.1523 g of the compound and isolate 0.3718 g of CO2, and 0.1522 g of H2O. What is the empirical formula of the compound? If the molar mass is 72.1 g/mol what is the molecular formula?
  71. chemistry

    A 8.408 gram sample of an organic compound containing C, H and O is analyzed by combustion analysis and 12.53 grams of CO2 and 3.849 grams of H2O are produced. In a separate experiment, the molar mass is found to be 118.1 g/mol. Determine the empirical
  72. Chemistry

    Xenon of mass 5.08 g reacts with fluorine to form 9.49 g of a xenon fluoride. What is the empirical formula of this compound? A) XeF6 B) XeF4 C) XeF2 D) XeF E) Xe2F I am not familiar with these types of empirical formula problems. If I'm given the
  73. chemistry

    Determine the empirical formula of a compound found to contain the following 52.11% carbon, 13.14% hydrogen, and 34.75% oxygen
  74. chemistry

    When 1.24g of an organic compound with the formula CxHyOz is burned in excess oxygen, 1.76g of carbon dioxide and 1.08g of water vapor are obtained. What is the empirical formula of the compound? Determine the moles of CO2 in 1.76grams, that will give you
  75. Chemistry

    2) What is the empirical formula of a compound containing C, H, O if combustion of 1.23g of the compound yields 1.8g CO2 and .74g of H2O 3) What are the empirical and molecular formulas of a hydrocarbon if combustion of 2.10g of the compound yields 6.59g
  76. Chemistry

    What is the empirical formula of a molecule containing 65.5% carbon, 5.5% hydrogen, and 29.0% oxygen? -I found this to be C3H3O and WebAssign says it's right. I need help with part b. If the molar mass of the above compound is 110 grams/mole, what is the
  77. CHEM

    A 0.4647-g sample of a compound known to contain only carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen was burned in oxygen to yield 0.8635 g of CO2 and 0.1767 g of H2O. What is the empirical formula of the compound? i got C3H3O2 IS IT RIGHT?
  78. chemistry

    Determine the empirical formula of a compound that contains 0.171 g of carbon combined with 0.471 g of oxygen.
  79. chemistry

    Determine the empirical formula of a compound that contains 0.171 g of carbon combined with 0.471 g of oxygen.
  80. chemistry

    Determine the empirical formula of a compound that contains 0.171 g of carbon combined with 0.471 g of oxygen.
  81. chemistry

    "empirical formulas" combustion of a 0.255g compound conatining only C,H and O, yields 0.561g CO2 and 0.306g H2O. what is the empirical formula of the compound?
  82. chemistry

    The chemical substance in natural gas is a compound called methane. Its molecules are composed of carbon and hydrogen and each molecule contains four atoms of hydrogen and one atom of carbon. In this compound, 0.33597g of hydrogen is combined with 1g of
  83. Chemistry Please HELP

    A 1.082 g sample of a component of the light petroleum distillate called naptha is found to yield 3.317 g CO2 and 1.584 g H2O on complete combustion This particular compound is also found to be an alkane with one methyl group attached to a longer carbon
  84. chemistry- empirical formulas

    Calculate the empirical formula of a molecule with the following percent compositions: 55.0% gallium (Ga) and 45.0% fluorine (F). mass of 100g #of Moles in 100g of the compound Ga55.0% _____ ______ F45.0% ______ _______ c. Determine the molecular formula
  85. science

    1.5173 g of organic iron compound containing FE , C ,H and O is burnt in oxygen gas produced 2.838 g OF carbon dioxide and 0.8122 g of water. In separate experiment to determine the mass % of iron, 0.3355 g of the compound yielded 0.0758 g iron (II) oxide.
  86. Chemistry

    A compound of molecular weight 70.1 has the following composition: Carbon 85.63% and hydrogen 14.37%. What is the empirical formula? What is the molecular formula?
  87. Chemistry

    A compound has the empirical formula CHCL .A flask with volume 253 cm3 at temperature of 373K and pressure of 1.0 atm contains 0.8 g of the gaseous compound. Find the molecular formula of the compound.
  88. chemistry

    Boron forms a gaseous compound with hydrogen with empirical formula BH3. a 1.05L sample of this compound at a pressure of 88 mm Hg at 295K has a mass of .138g. what is the molecular formula of the compound?
  89. Chemistry

    A 0.7381 g sample of a compound containing C, H, and F was burned to produce 0.6368 g CO2 and 0.1303 g H2O. Calculate the empirical formula of the compound. Do I have to take in account the O atoms?
  90. physics

    a compound consist of carbon,hydrogen and oxygen only.the percentage by mass are carbon 40.0% and 6,7% hydrogen.calculate the empirical formulae
  91. Chemistry

    An organic compound x contains 40% carbon, 6.7% hydrogen the third compound oxygen. If the relative molecular mass of the compound is 60, calculate (i) the empirical formular of x (ii) the molecular formular of x
  92. st.joseph science

    Calculate the molecular formula of a compound whose empirical formula is CH2O AND vapour density is 30
  93. Chemistry

    A student calculates the empirical formula of a compound to be C1.5H3.5. Express this as a correct empirical formula.
  94. chemestry

    A compound contains only carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, and oxygen. Combustion of 0.157g of the compound produced 0.123g carbon dioxide and 0.0310g water. In another experiment, it is found that 0.103g of the compound produces 0.0230g ammonia. What is the
  95. chemistry

    An analysis of an unknown compound found it contained 40 g potassium, 52 g chromium and 56 g of oxygen. a) What is the empirical formula for this compound? Show the work you did to determine the formula. b) What type of compound is it, ionic, covalent or a
  96. Science

    4g of an organic compound gave 2.34g of carbon 0.16g of hydrogen 0.46g of nitrogen 1.04g of oxygen.what is the empirical formula
  97. Chemistry

    Analysis of a compound indicates that it is 49.02% carbon, 2.743% hydrogen, and 48.23% chlorine by mass. A solution is prepared by dissolving 3.150 grams of the compound in 25.00 grams of benzene, C6H6. Benzene has a normal freezing point of 5.50degreeC
  98. Chemistry

    Analysis of a compound indicates that it is 49.02% carbon, 2.743% hydrogen, and 48.23% chlorine by mass. A solution is prepared by dissolving 3.150 grams of the compound in 25.00 grams of benzene, C6H6. Benzene has a normal freezing point of 5.50degreeC
  99. Chemistry

    Analysis of a compound indicates that it is 49.02% carbon, 2.743% hydrogen, and 48.23% chlorine by mass. A solution is prepared by dissolving 3.150 grams of the compound in 25.00 grams of benzene, C6H6. Benzene has a normal freezing point of 5.50degreeC
  100. Science/ Chemistry

    When 0.422 g of phosphorus is burned, 0.967 g of a white oxide (a compound of phosphorus and oxygen) is obtained. a. Determine the empirical formula of the oxide. So for the empirical Formula I got P_2O_5 now it wants me to Write a balanced equation for