# Question #cb68a

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Apr 22, 2017

Butane.

#### Explanation:

We use the reaction equation to find the moles of each substance from the given masses.

So, the molar ratios of x and n are 0.22 and 0.54 respectively, for relative molar ratios of 0.29 and 0.71. That ration means that

The hydrocarbon formula is thus

The formula is thus

This is the common form of an alkane