Lesson: Empirical and Molecular Formulas
In this lesson, we will learn how to define and convert between the empirical, molecular, and structural formulas of a compound.
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A compound containing only tungsten and chlorine is reduced with hydrogen to produce hydrogen chloride gas and 0.2232 g of tungsten metal. Complete reaction of the hydrogen chloride in water requires 46.2 mL of a 0.1051 M sodium hydroxide solution. Determine the empirical formula of the unknown compound.
What is the empirical formula of this compound?
What is the molecular formula of this compound?
Caffeine has the chemical formula . What is its empirical formula?