# A sample of a substance (containing only C, H, and N) is burned in oxygen.3.382 g of CO2, 2.307×10-1 g of H2O and 7.685×10-1 g of NO are the sole products of combustion.What is the empirical formula of the compound?

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A sample of a substance (containing only C, H, and N) is burned in oxygen.
3.382 g of CO22.307×10-1 g of H2O and 7.685×10-1 g of NO are the sole products of combustion.
What is the empirical formula of the compound?

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Step 1

To calculate the empirical formula, it is required to calculate the amount of carbon, hydrogen and nitrogen present in the sample. This can be done as,

Step 2

Calculating the mass of Hydrogen,

Step 3

Calculating the mass...

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