Chemistry: Molecular Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134112830
ISBN 13: 978-0-13411-283-1

Chapter 3 - Exercises - Page 130: 18


Combustion analysis is a method used to determine the composition of unknown compounds by burning. However, this method is limited to the compounds containing Carbon, Hydrogen and Oxygen. The products of combustion are used to determine the empirical formula and then the chemical formula of the compound.

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