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I just want to make sure my method was right...

gC - 1.014gx(12.011/44.0098) = 0.2767 g

gH - 0.498 x (2.0158/18.0152) = 0.05572g

gO - 0.4801-(0.2767 + 0.05572) = 0.14768g

Then, figured out the mols of each by dividing by the molar mass of a single atom:

C=0.2304mol

H=0.05528 mol

O=0.009230 mol

And divided by the smallest: C=2.5, H = 5.9, O =1

Do I then x2 because C = 2.5?

If so, then my answer would be C5H12O2.

Would that be right?

Thanks so much!