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# 0.1 Mole Of A Carbohydrate With Empirical Formula CH2O Contains 1 G Of Hydrogen. What Is Its Molecular Formula?

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Correct option is

C5H10O5

0.1 mole of carbohydrate with E.F. CH2O contains 1 g of hydrogen.

= 10 g = 10 g atoms

In CH2O, g atomic ratio of C: H : O = 1 : 2 : 1.

With 10 g atom of H , g atoms of C combined = 5 and g atoms of O combined = 5. Hence, actual formula (molecular formula) will be C5H10O5.

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