0.9 g of a solid organic compound (molecular weight 90) containing carbon, hydrocarbon and oxygen was heated with ox

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Q 1200267118.     0.9 g of a solid organic compound (molecular weight 90) containing carbon, hydrocarbon and oxygen was heated with oxygen

corresponding to volume of 224 mL at S.T.P. After combustion , the total volume of the gases was 560 ml at S.T.P. On treatment with

potassium hydroxide, the volume decreased to 112 ml. Determine the molecular formula of the compound.
A

C_2H_2O_4

B

C_3H_4O_3

C

C_2H_2O_3

D

None of these

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