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Component of citrus fruits is the bitter compound limonin, which contains only carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. When a 1.000-gram sample of limonin is subjected to complete combustion, 2.432 grams of [tex]CO_2[/tex] and 0.574 grams of [tex]H_2O[/tex] are producted. In addition, the molar mass of limonin is approximately 475 g/mol. Detrmine the emprirical formula and molecular fomrula of limonin.

I don't get how can you have a total of about 3gram for the product, whereas the resulatant is only 1gram? I thought the mass has to be equal throughout the problem

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# Finding the resulant from the product

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