Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 2 - Atoms, Molecules, and Ions - Exercises: 2.53a

Answer

Structural formula: CH$_{3}$OCH$_{3}$ Molecular formula: C$_{2}$H$_{6}$O

Work Step by Step

The model shows 2 carbon atoms each bonded with 3 hydrogen atoms, and the carbons are attached on either side of the central oxygen atom. The structural formula can be determined from this observation, and the molecular formula can be determined by finding the total number of each element.
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