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Capsaicin, the compound that gives the hot taste to chili peppers, has the formula C18H27NO3. (a) Calculate its molar mass.

Capsaicin, the compound that gives the hot taste to
chili peppers, has the formula C18H27NO3.
(a) Calculate its molar mass.
(b) If you eat 55 mg of capsaicin, what amount
(moles) have you consumed?
(c) Calculate the mass percent of each element in the
compound.
(d) What mass of carbon (in milligrams) is there in
55 mg of capsaicin?

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