textbook F21

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textbook F21

Postby 905290504 » Mon Oct 19, 2020 7:18 pm

for the molecular formula I got C48 H78 N6 O12 but when i googled it, it was C49 not C48, did anyone else get that?

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Re: textbook F21

Postby Stuti Pradhan 2J » Mon Oct 19, 2020 7:24 pm

I got C49. I found the mass percentages and then found the moles of C out of 100. g to get 5.20 mol C. Then, I divided by the smallest amount of moles (0.637 moles N) to get 8.16 as the ratio of C. When I multiplied that by 6, I got C49. Maybe your ratio or one of the intermediate calculations was slightly off? It may also just have been a rounding error.

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