A compound contains 47.08% carbon, 6.59% hydrogen, and 46.33% chlorine by mass; the molar mass of the compound is 153 g/mol. What are the empirical and molecular formulas of the compound?
Unit 2 Chapter 4- Atoms and Elements Elements and Symbols Now we turn to matter itself and we begin with the “building blocks” of matter: elements There are 118 known elements – 88 naturally occurring and 30 man- made. Each element is represented by a 1 or 2 letter symbol, as shown in the Periodic Table of Elements. Some symbols are obvious, others are not because they are based on Latin or Greek o One letter symbols are always capitalized: Ex: carbon, C; iron, Fe; cobalt, Co; sodium, Na o Why is this important CO is a combination of the elements carbon © and oxygen (O) and is a molecular compound called carbon monoxide. Co