Introductory Chemistry (5th Edition)

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

Chapter 5 - Molecules and Compounds - Exercises - Questions: 7

Answer

A molecular formula gives the number of atoms in each molecule of a compound.

Work Step by Step

An empirical formula is the reduced version of the molecular formula. It is the most reduced formula still able to be represented in whole numbers. The molecular formula of glucose is C$_6$H$_{12}$O$_6$. Its empirical formula is CH$_2$O.
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