5. Calculate the moles of candle wax burned
Calculate the number of moles of the candle that were burned by dividing the change in mass by the candle's molar mass. Candle wax is defined by the chemical formula C25H52 and has a molar mass of 353 grams per mole. Given a change in mass of 2 grams, divide 2 by 353 to obtain . 0056 moles.