what is emperical formulae

what is emperical formulae


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Aarti Gupta
askIITians Faculty 300 Points
9 years ago
Emperical formula of a compound is the formula which gives the simplest whole number ratio of atoms of the various elements present in the molecule of the compound.For ex- the empirical formula of glucose is CH2O which indicates that C,H and O are present in simplest ratio of 1:2:1.
britto george
96 Points
9 years ago
it is the simpleat wholenumber formulae of a chemical compound

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