A combination of chemical symbols and numbers that represents a substance is called what?

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Feb 20, 2016

Answer:

A chemical formula?

Explanation:

A chemical formula is a shorthand that gives the elemental breakdown and proportion of a chemical species: #O_2#, #LiNO_3#, #CH_4#, #H_3C-CH_3#, etc. are all chemical symbols in a given proportion that represent a different chemical entity.