How do you find the empirical formulas for 65.2% Sc, 34.8% O?
As with all these problems, we ASSUME a
The empirical formula is the simplest whole number ratio defining constituent atoms in a species. We assume a
In each instance, I divided thru by the ATOMIC MASS of the element. And now if we divide thru by the smallest molar quantity, (that of the metal), I get a formula of