Introductory Chemistry (5th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 032191029X
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-029-5

Chapter 5 - Molecules and Compounds - Exercises - Questions: 4

Answer

A chemical formula describes the makeup of a compound.

Work Step by Step

It tells which elements are in a compound, and their relative amounts per molecule. In H$_2$O, there are two hydrogen for every oxygen.
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