What is the percent composition of Carbon in aspartame #C_14H_18N_2O_5#, an artificial sweetener?

1 Answer
Mar 19, 2016

Answer:

Approx. 50%?

Explanation:

Aspartame has a formula of #C_14H_18N_2O_5#. This gives a formula mass of #294.31*g*mol#. Note that you really should have included these details in your question.

#"% composition of carbon"# #=# #(14xx12.011*g*mol^-1)/(294.31*g*mol^-1)# #xx100%# #=# #??%#