explain the terms- molecular formula and empirical formula.

Asked by abhinishboora2 | 17th Oct, 2014, 04:27: PM

Expert Answer:

Molecular formula : The chemical formula which represents the actual number of atoms of each element present in one molecule of a compound is called molecular  formula.
 
Empirical formula: It is formula of a compound which shows the simplest whole number ratio between the atoms of various elements in the compound.

Answered by Arvind Diwale | 19th Oct, 2014, 01:36: PM