Problem: A 2.3-g sample of carbon dioxide (CO2) is fully decomposed into its elements, yielding 0.628 g of carbon and 1.67 g of oxygen.What is the ratio of the mass of O to C?

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mass ratio=mass Omass C=1.67  g0.628 g

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A 2.3-g sample of carbon dioxide (CO2) is fully decomposed into its elements, yielding 0.628 g of carbon and 1.67 g of oxygen.

What is the ratio of the mass of O to C?

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