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Jessica B.

asked • 09/18/20

A compound with molar mass 110.1 g/mol has the following composition:

C 65.5%

H 5.45%

O 29.1%

How would I do the math to determine the empirical formula?

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J.R. S.

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C6H6O2 cannot be an empirical formula. It would default to C3H3O the simplest whole number ratio of moles. C6H6O2 would be the molecular formula.
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09/18/20

Chirag L.

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Yes, my mistake thank you for the correction!
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09/18/20

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