Write an empirical formula for each of the following:
(a) Ethylene glycol, car antifreeze, molecular formula C2H602
(b) Peroxodisulfuric acid, a compound used to make bleaching agents, molecular formula H2S208
Here, we have to write the empirical formula for each of the following.
Step 1 of 3
A formula that gives a simplest whole number ratio of the different atoms in a compound.
The ratio of the elements are cannot be reduced.
The empirical formula of H2O2 is HO.