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Empirical Formula

Posted: Sun Dec 09, 2018 11:17 pm
by NatBrown1I
What is the empirical formula when mass is not equal to 100?

Re: Empirical Formula

Posted: Sun Dec 09, 2018 11:25 pm
by uhedlund
Using percentages, you can calculate as though the sample were 100 g. Example: 60% O, 30% H, 10% N. Use 60 g O, 30 g H, and 10 g N.