### M19 - Combustion Analysis

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**Mon Apr 09, 2018 3:14 pm**The question asks, "A stimulant in coffee and tea is caffeine, a substance of molar mass 194 g mol 1. When 0.376 g of caffeine was burned, 0.682 g of carbon dioxide, 0.174 g of water, and 0.110 g of nitrogen were formed. Determine the empirical and molecular formulas of caffeine, and write the equation for its combustion."

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