(2 pts) Estradiol is a potent female hormone. In 1934, Edward A. Doisy of Washington University extracted 3000 lb of hog ovaries to isolate a few milligrams of pure estradiol. Doisy burned 5.00 mg of this precious sample in oxygen and found that 14.54 mg of CO2 and 3.97 mg of H20 were generated. 3. (a) Determine the empirical formula of estradiol. (b) The molecular weight of estradiol was later determined to be 272. Determine the molecular formula of estradiol.

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(2 pts) Estradiol is a potent female hormone. In 1934, Edward A. Doisy of
Washington University extracted 3000 lb of hog ovaries to isolate a few milligrams
of pure estradiol. Doisy burned 5.00 mg of this precious sample in oxygen and found
that 14.54 mg of CO2 and 3.97 mg of H20 were generated.
3.
(a) Determine the empirical formula of estradiol.
(b) The molecular weight of estradiol was later determined to be 272. Determine
the molecular formula of estradiol.
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(2 pts) Estradiol is a potent female hormone. In 1934, Edward A. Doisy of Washington University extracted 3000 lb of hog ovaries to isolate a few milligrams of pure estradiol. Doisy burned 5.00 mg of this precious sample in oxygen and found that 14.54 mg of CO2 and 3.97 mg of H20 were generated. 3. (a) Determine the empirical formula of estradiol. (b) The molecular weight of estradiol was later determined to be 272. Determine the molecular formula of estradiol.

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