FIND THE ANSWERS

# Complete combustion of 5.30 g of a hydrocarbon produced 17.2 g of CO2 and 5.30 g of H2O. What is the empirical formula for the hydrocarbon?

### Answer this question

• Complete combustion of 5.30 g of a hydrocarbon produced 17.2 g of CO2 and 5.30 g of H2O. What is the empirical formula for the hydrocarbon?  ## Answers

Answer #1 | 01/10 2015 20:28 1. Calculate the mole of CO2 and moles of C Calculate the moles of H2O and moles of H 2. Divide each by the moles of C Use the resulting numbers to fill in the equation CxHy where x and y are the numbers from the second step.
Positive: 50 %
John | 18/11 2018 22:26 C2H4
Positive: 33.333333333333 %
Answer #3 | 02/10 2015 03:28 1. Calculate the mole of CO2 and moles of C Calculate the moles of H2O and moles of H 2. Divide each by the moles of C Use the resulting numbers to fill in the equation CxHy where x and y are the numbers from the second step.
Positive: 16.666666666667 %

### Possible answer Anonymous200182
Login to your account
Create new account

Discover Questions