How are the empirical formula and the molecular formula of a compound related?
A molecular formula that shows the number and kinds of atoms in a molecule. A chemical formula that shows the total number and kinds of atoms in a molecule, but not their structural arrangement. For example, the molecular formula of aspirin is C9H8O4.
An empirical formula of a compound is the simplest whole-number ratio of atoms of the elements in the compound
Textbook: Introductory Chemistry
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