Calculate the molecular formula.

Asked by devanshu_jain | 27th Apr, 2010, 06:22: PM

Expert Answer:

% of  C= 12.01/44.01  X 8.45/4.24  = 54.4%

% of H = 2.016/18.016 x 3.46/4.24 = 9.13%

% of O = 100 -(54.4+9.13) = 36.5%

The empirical formula comes C2H4

The molecular formula = 88/44.05=2

2 x  C2H4O =C4H8O2

Answered by  | 29th Apr, 2010, 10:10: AM

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