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anonymous
 one year ago
Why do you divide every mol amount by the smallest one when you are evaluating the empirical formula?
anonymous
 one year ago
Why do you divide every mol amount by the smallest one when you are evaluating the empirical formula?

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I understand that's what you're SUPPOSED to do, but why is it that you do it to get the relative amounts of each amount in a compound?

arindameducationusc
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2An Empirical formula shows the ratio of atoms within a molecule.

arindameducationusc
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2C2H6 its Empirical formula is CH3

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0And the smallest number does this because it will be that number compared to everything to everything else as 1? So like

arindameducationusc
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2A molecular formula is the same as or a multiple of the empirical formula, and is based on the actual number of atoms of each type in the compound

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I guess that makes sense. I guess that's valid.
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