What is empirical formula mass?

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Oct 12, 2016

Answer:

This is simply the mass of the #"empirical formula"#.

Explanation:

And the #"empirical formula"# is the simplest whole number ratio that defines constituent atoms in a species. The #"molecular formula"# is always a whole number multiple of the #"empirical formula"# (and of course the multiple may be #1#).