A strikingly beautiful copper compound with the common name blue vitriol has the following elemental composition: 25.45% Cu, 12.84% S, 4.036% H, 57.67% O. Determine the empirical formula of the compound.
Chemistry 101 Chapter 1 CHAPTER ONE Classifications of Matter Mixtures: Heterogeneous & Homogeneous o Air o Sand and Water o Heterogeneous: pizza, gravel o Homogeneous: Vodka, Stainless Steel, Sugar Syrup Pure Substances: Elements & Chemical Compounds o Elements: Helium and Silver o Compounds: Nitrogen Monoxide Calcium Chloride The Scientific Method 1. Observation 2. Hypothesis 3. Experiment 4. Analysis 5. Conclusion Law of Definite Proportions Chemical compound always contains its component elements in a fixed ratio and does not depend on its source and method of preparation Atomic The