Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 1 - Sections 1.1-1.8 - Exercises - Problems by Topic: 35a


Yes, the carbon - oxygen ratio equals $3:4$, meaning there are $3$ grams of carbon for every $4$ grams of oxygen.

Work Step by Step

In all three samples, if you divide the given masses of carbon by the respective masses of oxygen, you will get $\frac{3}{4}$.
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