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What is the empirical formula for a compound that contains 5.28 moles Oxygen, 1.32 moles Sulfur and 2.64 moles Hydrogen



A. HSO
B. H2SO2
C. H2SO4
D. HSO2

This question is part of Percent Composition of chemical compounds
Asked by Kwchiro, Last updated: Sep 23, 2020

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John Smith

John Smith

John Smith
John Smith

Answered Jan 29, 2017

H2SO4

Empirical formula for a compound will always be in whole numbers. Divide each moles of S, H, and O by 1.32 . Hydrogen: 2 Sulfur: 1 Oxygen: 4
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