3 Answered Questions for the topic Empirical Formula
What is the empirical formula?
A laboratory analysis of vanillin, the flavoring agent in vanilla, determined the following mass percent composition: 63.15 % carbon, 5.30 % hydrogen and 31.55 % oxygen. What is the empirical... more
Tetrahydrocannabinol (thc), the active agent in marijuana, is composed of 80.16% carbon, 9.63% hydrogen and 10.17% oxygen by mass. What is the empirical formula of thc?
The answer I got was C7H10O, however I think I am missing a step since my answer was incorrect. This is what I did 80.16g C (1mol/12.01g)C =7 mol C 9.63g H (1mol/1.008g)H =10mol H 10.17g O... more