What is the percent of carbon in 50.0 g of cyclohexane?

1 Answer
Jan 12, 2017

Answer:

85.62%

Explanation:

The molar mass of #C6H12# (cyclohexane) is #84.16 g/(mol)#

#C# (carbon) has molar mass #12.01# and has #6# atoms in cyclohexane.

#12.01*6=72.06#

#72.06/84.16=0.856226#

So, Carbon has #85.62%# of #C6H12#

In #50 g# of cyclohexane, there is #42.81g# of Carbon.