JEE Main & Advanced Chemistry Organic Chemistry: Some Basic Principles & Techniques Question Bank Chemical analysis of organic compounds

  • question_answer An organic compound has been found to possess the Empirical formula \[C{{H}_{2}}O\] and molecular weight 90. The molecular formula of it is \[(C=12,\,\,H=1,\,\text{and}\,\,O=16)\] [CPMT 2000; MP PET 2002]

    A) \[{{C}_{3}}{{H}_{6}}{{O}_{3}}\]

    B) \[C{{H}_{2}}O\]

    C) \[{{C}_{2}}{{H}_{6}}{{O}_{2}}\]

    D) \[{{C}_{2}}{{H}_{2}}O\]

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    Molecular weight of \[{{C}_{3}}{{H}_{6}}{{O}_{3}}\] is 90.

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