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Upon combustion, a 30 g sample of a compound containing only carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen produces 44.0 g of carbon dioxide and 18.0 g of water.

Which of the following is the empirical formula of the compound?

A

$CHO$

B

$C_2HO_2$

C

$CH_2O_2$

D

$CH_2O$