A compound contains carbon, hydrogen, and nitrogen as its only elements. a 9.353 g sample of the compound contains 5.217 g of carbon and 1.095 g of hydrogen; the remainder is nitrogen. what is the empirical formula for the compound?

QUESTION POSTED AT 29/05/2020 - 12:21 AM

Answered by admin AT 29/05/2020 - 12:21 AM

9,353 - 1,095 - 5,217 = mN
3,041 = mN

H:C:N= 1,095/1 : 5,217/12 : 3,041/14
H:C:N = 1,095 : 0,43475 : 0,2172
H:C:N = 5,037 : 1,99985 : 0,99912 ≈ 5 : 2 : 1

H₅C₂N (C₂H₅N)
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