# A compound contains 1.10 mol of K, 055 mol of Te, and 1.65 mol O. What is the simplest formula of this compound?

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Dec 15, 2016

#### Answer:

If we assume you meant

#### Explanation:

We divide thru by the SMALLEST molar quantity, that of tellurium, to get an empirical formula.

And thus the empirical formula is

All I have done is to divide thru by the SMALLEST MOLAR QUANTITY.