#### Answer

$C_{3}H_{4}O_{3}$

#### Work Step by Step

The simplest whole number ratio between the elements comprising the compound is obtained by dividing the subscripts by 2. Therefore, the empirical formula is $C_{3}H_{4}O_{3}$.

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$C_{3}H_{4}O_{3}$

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