How do you solve chemical formula?

1 Answer
Jul 15, 2017

Answer:

Do you refer to #"empirical formula.......?"#

Explanation:

See here, and here for a specific example........

And note that to solve for the empirical formula, the simplest whole number ratio defining constituent atoms in a species, we need first to MEASURE #%C#, #%H#, #%N# by some means. Usually this involves combusting a known mass of compound and shunting the product carbon dioxide and water gases down a gas chromatograph where their proportions are analysed according to a standard.