How to find the empirical formula of an unknown reactant?

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Homework Statement


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Homework Equations


The periodic table, all other relevant info given in question

The Attempt at a Solution


Well, first I would attempt to convert all the products into moles so I can compare the more rations of the products. Firstly, the CO2 become 0.950 moles and H2O becomes 0.19 moles. After that I am completely lost. Thanks

Never mind I got it. Thanks anyways
 

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Borek
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Note: this kind of a problem is called "combustion analysis" and is quite common.
 

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