Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321910419
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Chapter 2 - Atoms, Molecules, and Ions - Exercises: 2.50b

Answer

molecular: SiCl4 empirical: SiCl4

Work Step by Step

silicon tetrachloride has 1 silicon and 4 chlorine so we have SiCl4. We cannot reduce this any further so the molecular formula is also the empirical.
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